Writing Assignment – Week 2

Book Three (3.1-37) opens with a chiastic (ABBA) combination of four similes: Trojan troops (A), Greek troops (B), Menelaos (B), Alexandros (A).  How do those similes prepare us for the content of Book 3? In what ways might the similes help us connect the micro-narrative of book three to the macro-narrative of the poem? NB: Initial posts … Read moreWriting Assignment – Week 2

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