HOW WAS GEORGE BESTS LIFE LIKE A GREEK TRAGEDY?
Because he was a hero with a gift (football) who went from great fortune to bad fortune through a result of a flaw in his character (his alcoholism) and his whole life was played out in front of an audience (his fans/the press) until his untimely death. Greek Tragedy is a form of art based on human suffering that offers its audience pleasure. It depicts the downfall of a noble hero or heroine, usually through some combination of hubris, fate, and the will of the gods. The tragic hero’s powerful wish to achieve some goal inevitably encounters limits, usually those of human frailty (flaws in reason, hubris, society), the gods (through oracles, prophets, fate), or nature. The tragic hero had a flaw and/or made some mistake. The hero need not die at the end, but he / she underwent a change in fortune. In addition, the tragic hero may have achieved some revelation or recognition about human fate, destiny, and the will of the gods. This recognition was “a change from ignorance to awareness o