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Circe

Circe

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Circe Gossip

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In Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the free lovin' Lady Brett Ashley is compared to the seductive Circe. (This is not a good thing.)

The dangerous and seductive Queen Cersei of A Game of Thrones kind of reminds us of another dangerous and seductive lady with a very similar name.

"Circe" is the name of a particularly bizarre chapter of James Joyce's Ulysses. What do you think it means?

There is a Circe character in just about every epic poem ever. The Faerie Queene? Check. Orlando Furioso? Check. Jerusalem Delivered? Check. The list goes on.

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