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Circe's Power Symbolism, Imagery & Wordplay
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Though the sea is only mentioned once in this poem (in line 18), it is constantly on our mind. It is hard for us to separate anything having to do with The Odyssey from the sea, because so much of...
While pigs are the only animals that feature in this poem, we do know that in The Odyssey, lions and wolves also roamed around Circe's house. Animals feature largely, for Circe's famous for her abi...
With all of this talk about what is real and what is an illusion, magic features largely. Circe argues that she uses her magic to expose the truth (i.e. make men who act like pigs literally look li...
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