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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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.

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