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1. peripety

noun. a sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances (especially in a literary work).

Synonyms

  • peripetia
  • surprise

Antonyms

  • defend

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1. Noun, singular or mass
According to Aristotle's "Poetics," the plot must contain three basic elements: a unity of plot, peripety and discovery.

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