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56 pages (Spring 2007); 686KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00082
Developed from the story of Venus and Adonis in Ovid's "Metamorphoses", Shakespeare's minor epic, "Venus and Adonis", is one of only three longer poems Shakespeare wrote in his lifetime. The poem recounts the tale of a fateful boar hunt: Adonis stubbornly participates against the will of the goddess. Adonis's ill-judged decision seals his fate--and the fate of love itself.