Stock character

Now we are looking on the crossword clue for: Stock character.
it’s A 15 letters crossword puzzle definition.
Next time, try using the search term “Stock character crossword” or “Stock character crossword clue” when searching for help with your puzzle on the web. See the possible answers for Stock character below.

Did you find what you needed?
We hope you did!. If you are still unsure with some definitions, don’t hesitate to search them here with our crossword puzzle solver.

Possible Answers: BROKER.

Last seen on: Wall Street Journal Crossword – Sep 22 2018 – Drawn With Ease

Random information on the term “Stock character”:

The tricky slave is a stock character. He is a clever, lower-class person who brings about the happy ending of a comedy for the lovers. He is more clever than the upper-class people about him, both the lovers and the characters who block their love, and typically also looking out for his own interests; in the New Comedy, the tricky slave or dolosus servus aimed to get his freedom by assisting his young master in love.[1]

New Crossword clues and help App now available in the App Store and Google Play Store!
Crossword clues app Android Crossword clues app iphone iOs

Besides the actual slaves of classical theater, he also appears as the scheming valet in Renaissance comedy, called the gracioso in Spanish. The zanni of Commedia dell’arte are often tricky slaves, as are Puss-in-Boots in Perrault’s fairy tale, Jeeves in P. G. Wodehouse’s work and Figaro.

In fairy tales, the same function is often fulfilled by fairy godmothers, talking animals, and like creatures.

Northrop Frye identified him as a central portion of the Myth of Spring comedy and a type of eiron character.

A female version of the tricky slave would be Morgiana, a clever slave girl from “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” in the One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights). She is initially in Cassim’s household but on his death she joins his brother Ali Baba and through her quick wittedness she saves Ali’s life many times and eventually kills his worst enemy, the leader of the Forty Thieves. As reward, Ali frees her and Morgiana marries Cassim’s son.

Stock character on Wikipedia