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The Metamorphoses

The Metamorphoses


by Ovid

The Metamorphoses: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "My soul would sing of metamorphoses. But since, o gods, you were the source of these bodies becoming other bodies"? -> Jupiter
2. Who said, "A giant boar is roaming on our slopes: I must tear him apart."? -> Pentheus' mother
3. Who "repents but it's too late"? -> Orpheus
4. Who is being described? "Love could have overcome his shame, but if he should refuse so slight, so poor a gift to one who was his sister and his wife, he’d have to run a disconcerting risk"? -> Jupiter
5. Who said, "And Venus is now taken by the mortal Adonis’ beauty: she no longer cares for her Cythera’s shores"? -> Orpheus