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1

Contrast between L1-4 and L5-8

L1-4: Then
L5-8: Now
Switches from past to present tense.

2

'nosse'
knew

Reference to having sex.

3

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.

4

Placement of Catullus and Jupiter L1-2

Both Placed at the end of lines to provide a contrast.

5

Whys it important that he loved her like a male relative?

Their loves was based less on physical attraction, more on a deep connection.

6

'impensius'/ 'levior'
excessively/ unimportant

Contrast between the two emotions Lesbia evokes from him.

7

‘uror’, ‘vilior’, ‘levior’
burn, cheap, unimportant

homoteleuton- rhyming technique where they all end in 'or'.

8

'injuria'
injustice

Firmly places the blame on Lesbia.

9

'amantem' and 'amare'
Love

Both from the same root word- polyptoton.

10

'cogit amare magis, sed belle velle minus.'
Forces a lover to love more, but to like less'

> Cogit- first word, these emotions are not a choice.
> Contrast between loving and liking, reinforces by 'magis' and 'minus'.