Anagnorisis and Peripeteia

Today we call it "the twist" and for modern audiences this literary device might appear blunt, crude, sneaky and formulaic. However the twist’s origin comes from two terms Anagnorisis and Peripeteia, both have a history stretching back from antiquity in ancient Greece to today's day big budget Hollywood films. Anagnorisis is the moment of ignorance … Continue reading Anagnorisis and Peripeteia