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Unformatted text preview: Aeneas referring in this quotation? Who held a different opinion in The odyssey and The Aeneid ? Give examples from three books on the negative image of women in the Greek and Roman periods. Part II: Answer one of the following questions: (50%) 1. Why did Lucretius object to romantic passionate love? How did he describe its effects? How does the love story of Dido in The Aeneid serve as an illustration of the views of Lucretius? 2. In the love story of Aeneas and Dido, Aeneas listened to his sense of duty and to the gods, whereas Dido listened only to her heart. Of the two, Aeneas and Dido, whom did you admire more? (Explain why). Of whose behavior would Plato and Lucretius approve? (Explain Why)....
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2010 for the course CVSP 201 taught by Professor Variousteachers during the Spring '10 term at American University of Beirut.
- Spring '10
- The Aeneid, Aeneas, Dido