November 29 Metamorphoses 13 and 14

November 29 Metamorphoses 13 and 14 - November 29...

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November 29 Metamorphoses 13 and 14 We are trying to bring everything to a close, into a framework like Ovid has fit into a framework, and channeling down into modern times. He brings the Greek historical past to his day by connecting the Trojan War to the founding of Rome until Augustus. In the process, he concludes his power with an idea that by bring Greek myth into present day he has achieved eternal fame and transformed by his myth into a myth himself, an eternal force, where his lines will be read forever. How has he managed to do this? It is not just that he has written down, it is the fact that he has written about myths that have been up into his own day have been timeless. He immerses himself into the myths that are culturally important ad thus since the myths live on, he borrow immortality from myth. Aristotle found the best about the Iliad is that there is unity. So how do we achieve it within the class? Ovid has dealt with the same problems that we are dealing with to read myth. He found something that unifies all of them- change in
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