The essay proposes an interpretation of heroism and vengeance in Corneille's Cid with regard to the figure of Chimene. Offering a wide range of staging possibilites, the theme of female vengeance has been a recurring theme in literature since the very beginning of tragedy. Vengeance in Corneille's plays is remarkably vigorous and refers contantly to justice; characters admit their desire of vengeance and labour to fulfill it.
There is a clear link between Virgil’s Ecl. 1 and the ending of the Georgics, suggested by the quotation of Ecl. 1. 1 at Georg. 4. 566. Common to the two texts is a dualistic structure, in Ecl. 1 between the different situations of Tityrus and Meliboeus, and in Georg. 4. 559–566 between the different choices of life by Octavian and the poet. But the two texts are also linked by the figure of Octavian, in Ecl. 1 iuvenis deus, but also responsible for the land eviction suffered by Meliboeus, at Georg. 4. 560–562 thundering and shining god, opposite to Virgil’s leisure. It is a symptom of a constantly ambivalent attitude of Virgil towards him, confirmed once again at the end of the Aeneid: here in a new dualism (Aeneas/Turnus, mercy/vengeance) we find a figure (the hero) and a theme (revenge) closely related to Octavian. So these key-points of his poetry offer an opportunity to reflect on the range and limits of Virgil’s consent to the Augustan regime.
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in the tendency to forgive: Construct validity and links with depression. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 759–771.
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towards the vengeance for Caesar’s murder. This depended upon the intervention of Octavian who took the hereditary name of C. Iulius Caesar and gave himself as aim Caesar’s vengeance, an aim M. Antony had to assume in order to remain head of Caesarian
to take vengeance upon you.’ 4.3.2 Logophoric use of the reflexive pronoun in the reported speech In addition to the infinitive constructions and subjunctive mood, Latin provides one more device for encoding evidentiality. This is the logophoric use
” express the notion underlying Don Giovanni’s home - and his entire life. Though the three disguised guests have come to wreak vengeance, they are forced to join in the fortissimo repeat of the march theme. Therefore the section, marked maestoso