Traits of Tragic Hero

Trait 1

Of noble stature, Must be of a high position and display nobility. A lot like Epic Hero trait of nobility.

Trait 2

The tragic hero is great, but unlike the epic hero he is not perfect.

Trait 3

The tragic hero's downfall is his own fault and is usually caused by a flaw in his character. The epic hero doesn't have any flaws and if he does have a down fall it has nothing to do with a mistake he has made.

Trait 4

The tragic hero's downfall is not a total loss. In his downfall he gains knowledge and self awareness. The epic hero does not lose.