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2015 | 18 | 199-208
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Rhetoric, wit and humour in Catullus 44

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The paper analyses Catullus’s c. 44, a witty and ironic poem on the frigidity of the rhetorical style of a certain Sestius’. The aim of the analysis is to point at the relationship between c. 44 and other Catullan poems concerning the themes of friendship/companionship and literature. Comic elements, especially in the presentation of Catullus’ parasitus-like behaviour, will also be taken into account.
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18
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199-208
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  • Uniwersytet Jagielloński
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