Metamorphoses Test | Final Test - Hard

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Essay Topics

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Essay Topic 1

Throughout the novel, there are many symbols of peace that appear in the violent world of the gods. Describe two symbols of peace that appear in the novel, and explain how the symbols came to be.

Essay Topic 2

Ovid's speech and use of poetry in the text is for a specific purpose. Explain why Ovid chose to write his text in this way, and what was accomplished by the use of poetic language and form. Finally, explain what Ovid stated directly about his words in the epilogue of his novel.

Essay Topic 3

Many characters are married throughout the course of this novel. Choose two marriages that take place and compare / contrast the events that take place at the ceremonies. Then, explain what message Ovid is giving to the reader about marriage through these two examples.

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