peripeteia definition

  • noun:
    • an abrupt modification of events or reversal of circumstances, especially in a literary work.
    • a reversal of lot of money; an abrupt improvement in conditions
    • an abrupt and unforeseen change of fortune or reverse of situations (especially in a literary work)

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