Understand there is an allusion in the work, but can quite pinpoint what it is from?
What Strephon discovered about Celia (The Lady’s Dressing Room – Swift) 26 more words
Beginning with an indented line of ten syllables, with “blind” at the end to rhyme with the next ten syllabicated lines ending, “mind”, where a caesura trips dead center, after the fifth syllable lands, proves Pope’s understanding of the rationale in use and structure of the Heroic Couplet. 174 more words
I am currently deep within reading The Odyssey. Although my goal was to only publish posts when I was done reading texts, my reading of the Odyssey—and the challenges I’ve had in doing so—have lead me to some reflections about the importance of good translations. 1,627 more words