Flashcards in Passion Fades Deck (10)
Contrast between L1-4 and L5-8
Switches from past to present tense.
Reference to having sex.
Placement of Catullus and Lesbia L1-2
Their names are next to each other but on separate lines to indicate the break in their union.
Placement of Catullus and Jupiter L1-2
Both Placed at the end of lines to provide a contrast.
Whys it important that he loved her like a male relative?
Their loves was based less on physical attraction, more on a deep connection.
Contrast between the two emotions Lesbia evokes from him.
‘uror’, ‘vilior’, ‘levior’
burn, cheap, unimportant
homoteleuton- rhyming technique where they all end in 'or'.
Firmly places the blame on Lesbia.
'amantem' and 'amare'
Both from the same root word- polyptoton.