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From prologue to story: metaphor and narrative construction in the opening of the Metamorphoses

James, Paula (2001). From prologue to story: metaphor and narrative construction in the opening of the Metamorphoses. In: Kahane, Ahuvia and Laird, Andrew eds. Companion to the prologue to Apuleius' Metamorphoses. Oxford: Oxford University press, pp. 256–266.

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Abstract

Looking at significance of metaphor on circus trick - changing over horses at the gallop and the way this metaphor expands in a desultory way across the story and stories of the novel. Seeing the performative aspect of the image and how the reader might be manipulated by it.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-19-815238-8, 978-0-19-815238-5
Keywords: Apuleius;Arachne;Ass;Charite;desultoria scientiae;ears;entertainment;Florida;horses;Lucius;magic;metamorphosis;metaphors;narrators;reader response;readers
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Item ID: 3579
Depositing User: Paula James
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3579
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