Which Greek theorist wrote the poetics a treatise on tragedy?
Similarly, which Greek god did ancient tragedy and comedies honor?
Furthermore, what term refers to arousing pity and fear in an audience? Tragedy is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and of a certain magnitude. The tragedy is presented in the form of action, not narrative. It will arouse pity and fear in the audience as it witnesses the action.
Hereof, how does a theatrical performance differ from a video or a filmed performance?
The theatrical performance has a script whereas filmed performances are most often impromptu. The theatrical performance is live, with the audience and performers, who are aware of each other and mutually interact in their shared presence.
Which playwright added a second actor?
Aristotle claimed that Aeschylus added the second actor (deuteragonist), and that Sophocles introduced the third (tritagonist). Apparently the Greek playwrights never used more than three actors based on what is known about Greek theatre.