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  • Sappho
    The themes and topics of the poems penned by the ancient Greek poetess, Sapphos mainly focused on her personal issues, women, and love. She shied away from writing about Gods or contemporary...

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    All classical scholars agree that Sappho was a great lyric poet. The evidence for this is clear. First, the Alexandrians (who kept classical learning alive) included her in their list of lyric...

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  • Confucius
    While I can find no direct comment of Confucius on Sappho’ poetry, he did have exposure to Greek culture, literature, and philosophical ideas; Sappho’s view of beauty, encapsulated in her view...

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    Archaic Greek society was primarily homosocial. in other words, men associated primarily with men and women with other women. Much of this was due to traditions of marriage quite different than...

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    Sappho's poem uses the primary metaphor of a reptile to represent love. "The loosener of limbs" is seen as a subterranean force, something that is stealth in how it "strikes down" its victims....

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    Each poem is short and so has a single mood (feeling within the poem). The mood of "You are the herdsman" is playful and warm. In "Tonight I've watched" the mood is solemn and sad. In the first one...

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