Notes for a “Week”: Thursday

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Themes

Lines 20-22

The names mentioned here allude to Euripides’ Helen and Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus.

Language

 

Mythic Characters

Line 22: Helen

Line 22: Oedipus (indirectly, through the designation “Tyrannus”)

 

Bibliography

Capri-Karka, C. 1982. Love and the Symbolic Journey in the Poetry of Cavafy, Eliot and Seferis, Pella, at 212-6.

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