Thursday, March 26, 2009

March 25 Class Notes

On monday have your thesis statement ready for what you are going to write your essay on.

  • end of an era
  • influenced more people, especially artists, than any other author
  • most pictorial of all authors
  • interested in eathing disorders (kind of like Oprah)
  • look at deborah's blog for ovid's exhile
  • most famous author in augustan rome, had many erotic works

And then one day...

  • in year 8 emperor augustis banished ovid for political reasons, claiming his crimes were worse than muder
  • david malouf wondered what it was like to be cast to the end of the earth
  • ovid was cast to Tomis by the black sea

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