10. Study questions Copy

The series of repeated question words (cui and quo) have similar sounds and they are a relentless demand for answers to questions that have been asked, but the answers have not been forthcoming.

The slaves are not living in conditions that are felt to be appropriate for slaves, but live in an intimate way with their mistress Clodia.

He says she ‘meretricio more vivat’: she lives like a prostitute.

The words can denote acquaintance but also sexual intimacy. There is ambiguity here.

It was a tested on a slave.


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