The Golden Ass Setting & Symbolism

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Thessaly

Thessaly is a region of Greece, to which Lucius travels at the beginning of the story. It is where Milo lives.

Milo's House

Lucius stays at Milo's house in Thessaly.

Magic

Lucius is fascinated with magic and his curiosity leads ultimately to his transformation into a donkey.

The Festival of Laughter

Thessaly has a festival celebrating the god of laughter every year. The festival involves playing some elaborate practical joke. Lucius becomes the victim of this tradition and is charged with murder as a prank.

Roses

Roses are the antidote for the magical spell that turned Lucius into a donkey.

The Bandits' Cave

Lucius is taken to a cave that serves as a hideout for the bandits that raided Milo's house and stole Lucius.

The Underworld

Psyche is forced to travel into the underworld for one of the trials imposed upon her by Venus.

The Stud Farm

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