Metamorphoses by Denis Feeney, David Raeburn, Ovid

Metamorphoses

Denis Feeney, David Raeburn, Ovid

fiction classics poetry adventurous slow-paced

723 pages | first published 8

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Prized through the ages for its splendor and its savage, sophisticated wit, The Metamorphoses is a masterpiece of Western culture--the first attempt to link all the Greek myths, before and after Homer, in a cohesive whole, to the Roman myths of Ov...
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Moods

adventurous 70%
dark 50%
funny 50%
reflective 50%
challenging 30%
sad 30%
emotional 20%
informative 20%
inspiring 20%
lighthearted 20%
mysterious 20%
tense 20%

Pace

medium 40%
slow 30%
fast 30%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | N/A: 16% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 33% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 71% | No: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 42% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Average rating

4.12