Download a PDF to print or study offline.

Download Study Guide
Cite This Study Guide

How to Cite This Study Guide

quotation mark graphic
MLA

Bibliography

Course Hero. "Metamorphoses Study Guide." Course Hero. 17 May 2017. Web. 28 June 2017. <https://www.coursehero.com/lit/Metamorphoses/>.

In text

(Course Hero)

APA

Bibliography

Course Hero. (2017, May 17). Metamorphoses Study Guide. In Course Hero. Retrieved June 28, 2017, from https://www.coursehero.com/lit/Metamorphoses/

In text

(Course Hero, 2017)

Chicago

Bibliography

Course Hero. "Metamorphoses Study Guide." May 17, 2017. Accessed June 28, 2017. https://www.coursehero.com/lit/Metamorphoses/.

Footnote

Course Hero, "Metamorphoses Study Guide," May 17, 2017, accessed June 28, 2017, https://www.coursehero.com/lit/Metamorphoses/.

Overview

Metamorphoses infographic thumbnail

Author: Ovid

Year Written: c. 8 CE

Type: Epic Poem

Genre: Mythology

Perspective and Narrator:

Metamorphoses is a collection of myths narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator. Within the myths frame narratives, or stories-within-stories, occur and are narrated in the first person.

Tense:

Metamorphoses is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title:

The title of Ovid's poem Metamorphoses refers to the many metamorphoses, or transformations, that gods and mortals undergo throughout the poem as their bodies change into new forms in response to love, lust, grief, and vengeance.

Summary

This study guide and infographic for Ovid's Metamorphoses offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents, Q&A pairs, and flashcards created by students and educators.

Buy this book from Amazon.com
Cite This Study Guide

information icon Have study documents to share about Metamorphoses? Upload them to earn free Course Hero access!

Download Study Guide
Ask a homework question - tutors are online