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416                   MODERN   GERMAN   LITERATURE

Salvation Army penitent form; and, though dramatically effective
it may come close to EffekthascbereL Moreover, in great drama
what moves us is the clash of characters and of passion, not the
chemical action of logic. To this objection the answer is: but here
we have a new type of drama. New also is Hochwalder's reversion
to the classical type of drama with the three unities, from which
he swerves only in Hotel du Commerce and Meier Helmbrecht.