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Quotation by Harry Levin
It is comedy which typifies, where it is tragedy which individualizes; where tragedy observes the nice distinctions between man and man, comedy stresses those broad resemblances which make it difficult to tell people apart.
Harry Levin (b. 1912), U.S. critic, educator. "Two Comedies of Errors," Refractions: Essays in Comparative Literature, Oxford University Press (1966).
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