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The Tragedy of Citigroup, in III Acts

February 23, 2009

Deus ex machina, literally "god from the machine," refers to a literary device in which a miraculous turn of events occur, solving a conflict. The origin of the phrase is from ancient Greek theatre (though, they probably said it in Greek), in which actors portraying gods were lowered to the stage via crane (hence, a […]

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