TERMS: trope, figurative language, golden age, classical, myth
THEMES: Ovid in the context of Roman imperialism and cultural wealth. Breaking down the walls. Ovid's challenge to the phallocentric literary tradition. The Metamorphoses as a multivocal, multicultural text.
READINGS: Metamorphoses, Introduction, Books 1-6
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