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Unformatted text preview: injustice actions. Human nature is dark and once Ovid starts to explain human nature and its origins in the context of his metamorphoses and in these “wrong” ways the people reading them become more and more comfortable with all the wrong and horrific acts that he describes and carve for more and far worse descriptions of the same in the future. This fact interests me so much because the instinctual gravitation towards these evil powers propels Ovid to write such graphic myths which further emphasizes the unconscious reach for immense evil. For the people in the time of Ovid, it shows a time of limitless description of injustices and evils that will be further furbished by the continuation of the Metamorphoses. By writing all these myths together in a collection where everything is related, find a connection with the origin of the people within the myth and themselves and see how all the evil has progressed in the stories just as it has in their society....
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- Fall '07
- Metamorphoses, La Fábula de Polifemo y Galatea