Eros the Bittersweet Summary
Anne Carson

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Eros the Bittersweet Summary

Eros: The Bittersweet was written by Canadian poet of professor of Classics and comparative literature Anne Carson. Carson is an expert in ancient Greek literature, particularly poetry. As such, she employs her knowledge of the structure and purpose of, in particular, the Socratic dialogues and Greek lyric poetry to analyze the nature of love and the deep connection between love and linguistic devices like metaphors.

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