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Fate plays a very important role in Virgil’s Aeneid, as does its corollary, prophecy or the predicting of the future. It could be difficult to keep a reader captivated by a story if the deeds of the hero or heroes seem overly determined by prophesied fate. Analyze a few scenes in which Aeneas and/or the Trojans are rescued from a situation or otherwise guided by a prophecy or a divine intervention. Why is the scene captivating? How has Virgil written it so that it still interests the reader?
INSTRUCTIONS MUST FOLLOW:
Your paper should be double-spaced and 1,250-1,500 words in length, using 1” margins and a 12-point font. Be sure to number your pages and to put your name on each page. In the upper left-hand corner of the first page, please put your name, the name of your professor, the course, and the date. Then skip one or two lines and give your paper a title.The title should reflect your argument and allude to the text and/or author you are writingabout. Do not make a separate title page. All references to the text (and there of course should be references to and quotations from the text) should be based on the edition/translation used in class. Cite the Aeneid parenthetically, by page number. When you make an in-text quotation of lines that are in verse (as in Virgil), please mark the line endings witha /. When you make an indented quotation of verse lines, simply reproduce the lines exactly as they appear in the printed text, with line endings marked by a return (The Aeneid is translated into blank verse—unrhymed iambic pentameter—in the translation we are using).