Final Exam: Saturday april 19 rexall tennis courts 7-10 p.m
Metamorphoses, Book 3
• Cadmus is ordered to find Europa or face exile.
• Cadmus‘crew is slaughtered by a dragon that is related to Mars.
• Cadmus slaughters the dragon.
Cadmus and the Dragon (3. 72-80)
• Pauses the action and intensifies the emotional intensity
Athena orders Cadmus to bury the teeth of the dragon as seeds.
The soldiers rise up from the teeth and murder each other.
The Earthborn (3. 106-114)
Actaeon (3. 194-198), (3. 207-225)
• Did Actaeon deserve to die? He died by chance. Theme of chance.
• Actaeon suffers a cruel fate; he dies in front of the very people he loves.
• Lines 41-42: chance was the culprit
• He accidently came across Diana and her servants bathing in the cave.
• He is transformed into a stag and is killed by his dogs
• This is punishment for his violation of Diana’s purity. Theme of purity vs impurity.
• Teiresias was bo