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The Metamorphoses

The Metamorphoses


by Ovid

The Metamorphoses: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What is described? "Earth of itself – and uncompelled – untouched by hoes, not torn by ploughshares, offered all that one might need: men did not have to seek" -> Middle Ages
2. The plays name suggests which theme? -> Transformation
3. When two lovers can't stand to be apart, Ovid views that as -> Primitive
4. Ovid thinks love does not mix with -> Sex
5. Human are dooped into asking a god for the world. Which theme is this? -> Foolishness and Folly