Entertainment / Literature / Completeness: The second aspect of Aristotle's requirements for a tragedy. By completeness, Aristotle emphasizes the logic, wholeness, and closure necessary to satisfy the audience.


Entertainment / Literature / Summa: A treatise, essay, or book that attempts to deal comprehensively with its topic, especially one that is meant to be the 'final word' on a subject. Although it may seem like hubris to modern readers to MORE

Framing Method

Entertainment / Literature / Framing Method: Using the same features, wording, setting, situation, or topic at both the beginning and end of a literary work so as to 'frame' it or 'enclose it.' This technique often provides a sense of cyclical c MORE

Circular Structure

Entertainment / Literature / Circular Structure: A type of artistic structure in which a sense of completeness or closure does not originate in coming to a 'conclusion' that breaks with the earlier story, instead, the sense of closure originates in MORE