ARACHNE+AND+MINERVA

Pallas could find no fault incensed at such success

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Unformatted text preview: with Zeus, Neptune, Phoebus Apollo. “Pallas could find, no fault. Incensed at such success the warrior goddess, tore up the tapestry, those CRIMES OF HEAVEN, and ..struck Arachne on her forehead. The poor wretch, unable to endure it, bravely placed a noose around her neck, but as she hung, Pallas in pity raised her, ‘Live! Yes, Live, but hang, you wicked girl.” Weaving her web, she pursues her former skill. Interpretation Interpretation Weaving as an allusion to creativity, writing, poetry. Too much creativity a...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course CLASSIC 22030 taught by Professor Karanika during the Fall '07 term at UC Irvine.

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