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Master of Arts in English Composition
This thesis will attempt to show that Dido's Tragedy, rather than reinforcing or celebrating a patriotic version of Homer's heroic code, offers a critical view of the suffering involved in the founding of a new nation, and thus of Aeneas's Destiny.
Hayes, Jessica Marie, "Compensations for exile: A Lacanian analysis of Aeneas's destiny and Dido's tragedy in Virgil's Aeneid" (2008). Theses Digitization Project. 3414.