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Unformatted text preview: 2 Since these gods are supposed to be heroes and super humans, children would like to imitate their actions themselves. Socrates wishes to eliminate this type of speech in the city, and keeps blame on the mythical poets because no matter how entertaining the work may appear, the man who told the biggest lie about the biggest things didnt tell a fine lie. 3 1 Griswold, Charles. "Plato on Rhetoric and Poetry (2003), 1 2 Dillon, Ariel. "Education in Plato's Republic (2004), 1 3 Allan Bloom. The Republic of Plato . (The Perseus Books Group, 1991), 377e6-7. [Type text]...
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- Spring '09
- The Republic