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Latin IV

Catullus 85 – Literary Analysis

The following was prepared as an example of literary writing for the Latin AP exam. Odi et amo. ¬†Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris. Nescio. ¬†Sed fieri sentio, et excrucior. In Catullus 85, Catullus uses diction and word order to explore the theme of conflicting emotions. The poem opens with the …