The Cyclopic Grotesque in Ovid's Tale of Galatea and Polyphemus
刊名: The Classical Journal, 2019, Vol.114 (2)
来源数据库: The Classical Association of the Middle West and South
原始语种摘要: As she recites the story of her courting by the hideous Polyphemus and resings his serenade, Galatea makes use of the creative power of visualization to conjure up his presence. She shows how alien he is to her world of beauty and love, but she lingers on his grotesque appearance and actions as her would-be lover. By such lingering, she demonstrates that he is not alien to the poet's idea of poetry about love and beauty. The presence of the grotesque undermines the logical stability of poetry that considers the non-beautiful foreign to its aesthetic reception.
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • beauty 
  • grotesque 奇形怪状的
  • lingering 拖延
  • Polyphemus 波吕斐摩斯
  • beautiful 优秀的
  • lover 情人
  • hideous 丑陋的
  • actions 对策
  • alien 外来的
  • creative 有创造力的