The last quarter of the 20th century saw a resurgence of critical interest in the Epodes, bringing with it the publication of several commentaries and scholarly articles. [15] Epode 17 presents an anomaly: it is the only poem in the collection with a stichic metre. Study 27b Horace Epode 7 English to Latin flashcards from William Turpin's Swarthmore College class online, or in Brainscape's iPhone or Android app. For Elsie, a triple treat each evening; a solitary stunt, forever flaccid for me. Writing in the same vein as Archilochus, his poems depict the vulgar aspects of contemporary society. This time, Horace is criticised for his impotence — which he blames on the woman's repulsive body. guilty of love. 8 and 12 as a variation on the Cologne Epodes) and poetic stances (e.g. bringing to birth the book of poetry I promised to publish, Suchwise, they say, Anacreon was ablaze for Bathyllus, a boy. 1.10.16, 2.1.149), does not use this sexualized connotation. (Dublin, Printed by G. Faulkner, 1754), also by Samuel Shepherd (page images at HathiTrust) Horace: Epodes, (London, W. B. Clive, [1895? [35], Epode 12 is the second of two 'sexual epodes'. [39], Epode 16 weaves together strands from Epodes 2 and 7. One result of decades of civil war is the increasing confusion of friend and foe, which can be seen in Horace's attacks on Maecenas (3) and the upstart military tribune (4). The setting: midnight; serene sky; moon scintillating, Soon to gall the grandeur of the glorious gods, you swore —, is hemmed inside of ivy, clinging to compliant limbs —. Chr. Did this make Epode 13 stand out as odd to Roman ears? to burn at the glimpse of a glamour-boy or girl. Horace wishes that the ship carrying Mevius will suffer shipwreck and that his enemy's corpse will be devoured by gulls. Following the model of the Greek poets Archilochus and Hipponax, the Epodes largely fall into the genre of blame poetry, which seeks to discredit and humiliate its targets. Both terms, Epodes and Iambi, have become common names for the collection. Mood and Voice: A Footnote on Horace, Epode 10 Posted on Thursday: September 29, 2016 by Michael Hendry In their commentaries on the Epodes , both D. Mankin (Cambridge, 1995) and L. C. Watson (Oxford, 2003) note the appropriateness of the name Inachia in 12.17: 1.3.14, 1.15.12, 3.24.26; Serin. Original Epode :: [Revised April 14, 2015] ˜ ¯ ˘ ¯ ˜ / ¯ ˘ ¯ ˜ ¯ ˘ ˜ ˜ ¯ ˘ ¯ ˜ ¯ ˘ ˜ [iambic strophe] ˜ indicates a long or short syllable and, in some cases, it indicates that various substitutions may occur such as ˘˘. I’m scalloped by Phryne, a freed slavegirl. HORAZ war neben VERGIL der bedeutendste Dichter in der Zeit des ersten römischen Kaisers AUGUSTUS (63 v. Chr.–14 n. Copyright © 2019 | All Rights Reserved. [4] His budding relationship with the wealthy Gaius Maecenas features in several poems, which locates most of the work on the Epodes in the 30s BC. [42] Similarly, his toothless tirade against the use of garlic comes after the poet has been poisoned by the same ingredient. Epode 12 is the second of two 'sexual epodes'. Together with a group of fellow witches, she plans to use his bone marrow and liver to concoct a love potion. These essays, the first of their kind, will provide essential critical orientation to undergraduates approaching the Epode-book for the first time. Like in poem 8, the poet finds himself in bed with an ageing woman. Nostri consocii ( Google , Affilinet ) suas vias sequuntur: Google, ut intentionaliter te proprium compellet, modo ac ratione conquirit, quae sint tibi cordi. Born in Venusia in southeast Italy in 65 BCE to an Italian freedman and landowner, he was sent to Rome for schooling and was later in Athens studying philosophy when Caesar was assassinated. Like in poem 8, the poet finds himself in bed with an ageing woman. Epode (griechisch ἐπῳδός epōdós, „Nachgesang“, „Schlussgesang“) bezeichnete ursprünglich den letzten Teil in altgriechischen dreiteiligen Chorliedern und Hymnen, wobei die beiden ersten Teile, die Strophe und die Antistrophe, metrisch gleichartig sind, während die Epode meist eine abweichende metrische Form hat.Man spricht hier von periodischen Epoden. Here, the poet, apparently oblivious of his low social status, joins a mob of citizens in ridiculing a former slave who has risen to become a Roman knight. Horace signals this quality with an adjective: pervicacis Epode 17.14. A trio of Decembers has dashed from the trees. Seeing and understanding my blazing youth, one of my Latin teachers gave me a volume of the Epodes and Odes that Horace wrote later in life. It thus has much in common with Roman love elegy. The anonymous reviewer criticised the book's educational message, describing it as "the song of Canidia. TO MAECENAS. You murder me, candid Maecenas, with your constant question. The poem also imagines the heckling of passers-by on the Via Sacra. The poem contains a well-known pun on Horace's cognomen Flaccus (nam si quid in Flacco viri est "... if there is anything manly in a man called floppy"). Epode 1 is dedicated to Horace's patron, Maecenas, who is about to join Octavian on the Actium campaign. Born in Venusia in southeast Italy in 65 BCE to an Italian freedman and landowner, he was sent to Rome for schooling and was later in Athens studying philosophy when Caesar was assassinated. Deriving from the Greek epodos stichos ('verse in reply'), the term refers to a poetic verse following on from a slightly longer one. In Horace's epode, not only does carere make good Latin sense as the object of expediat, but colorful infinitives appear elsewhere and Horace Epodon Liber 1. While Horace does not borrow extensively from him, Archilochian influence can be felt in some of his themes (e.g. However, it emerges that they are all set in the tumultuous decade between the death of Caesar and Octavian's final victory. Horace had good reason to know these lines (quoted by Diodorus Siculus 8.21) since they come from the foundation oracle of one of his favourite places, Tarentum,(2) delivered to the founder Phalanthus(3) whom Horace mentions in Odes 2.6.11-12, `regnata petam Laconi | rura Phalantho'. Glow; be you; not tomorrow; here and now. And on a … The tone reflects his anxious mood after Philippi. ... 2017 at 12:10 PM. Next to Horace’ four books of odes, there is a fifth book with epodes or Iambi, as he called it. Horace and the Sibyl (Epode 16.2) - Volume 29 Issue 1 - C. W. MacLeod. 8 August, 2013 in Pre-modern art and society | Tags: Epode 16, Epodes, Horace. Horace: Epode II. The term 'stichic' denotes a succession of identical verses. or oppressive billy-goat bedded in bristly armpits. The storm that Horace calls down on Maevius’ ship will break mountain oaks (insurgat Aquilo, quanlus altis montibus/frangit trementis ilices, 10.7f. a makeup meltdown (drenched foundation, & blush–colored in crocodile crap–blurring), capped. The poem is known for its obscene sexual vocabulary. Fabulist by Shark Themes. ODE I. "[57], 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746058.001.0001, "Horace and Iambos: The Poet as Literary Historian", "Horace (Horatius Flaccus, Quintus), Roman poet, 65–8 BCE", "Horace talks rough and dirty: no comment (Epodes 8 & 12)", "An Interpretation of Horace's Eleventh Epode", "Canidia, Canicula, and the Decorum of Horace's, 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746058.003.0010, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Epodes_(Horace)&oldid=982970573, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Pages with login required references or sources, Articles with Latin-language sources (la), Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 October 2020, at 13:42. [14], Poems 11–17 deviate from this pattern and, with the exception of 14 and 15, each exhibit a different metre. Horace, epode 3: garlic. [36], Epode 13 is set at a symposium, an all-male drinking party. Wronged once, I’m rigid & won’t waver before your beauty, And you, whoever the hell you are, lucky & lordly, though flush in flocks & a lot of land, though rivers rush, & the puzzles of reincarnated Pythagoras can’t rattle you, & pretty-boys, in comparison, are plain —, disaster! The finale? Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie settings. Horace and the Sibyl (Epode 16.2) - Volume 29 Issue 1 - C. W. MacLeod Skip to main content We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. that stood stiffer than a sapling clinging to a crag! the use of ruitis in VII.1), and the motif of animals (cf. Horace apologises to Maecenas for not having completed as promised a set of iambics. [55] Therefore, 17 is the only Epode that may not technically be described as an epode. Each season holds its own pleasures and life is dictated by the agricultural calendar. Odes by Horace, translated from Latin by Wikisource Ode 1.37. 84. 2.3.323; Epist. Horace, in his usage of rabies outside of Epode 12 (Carm. The Epodes (Latin: Epodi or Epodon liber; also called Iambi) are a collection of iambic poems written by the Roman poet Horace. 1.3.14, 1.15.12, 3.24.26; Serin. in Venusia; † 27. Examples of this include a hostile review of Uncle Tom's Cabin published in the Southern Literary Messenger in 1852. Horaz - Epode 2 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 3 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 4 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 5 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 6 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 7 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 8 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 9 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 10 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 11 - Übersetzung Horaz - Epode 12 - Übersetzung Drinking with one's friends is presented as an antidote to both bad weather and worries. What in the world! Permission is hereby granted to distribute for classroom use, provided that both the translator and Diotíma are identified in any such use. When General Jason, alone of the Argonauts, his beauty with garlic to guard his bridling. Bennett includes them but does not summarize or give any commentary, beyond the statement “The brutal coarseness of this epode leads to omission of an outline of its contents,” though by this point the gay content of 11 poses no problem. WITTCHOW, Frank: „Der Dichter auf der Suche nach seiner Rolle: Zur persona in den Jamben des Horaz“, A & A 51, 2005, 69-82. Although Horace assumes the strident persona of the iambic poet for most of the Epodes, critics have described that the roles of aggressor and victim are regularly reversed. Still occupying the position of the captive boy, he begs the witch for mercy. [34], In Epode 11, the poet complains to his friend Pettius that he is mad with love for a boy named Lyciscus. 5 quid nos, quibus te vita si superstite iucunda, si contra, gravis? Horace joined Brutus’s army and later claimed to have thrown away his shield in his panic to escape. [43], Central to discussions of victimhood in the Epodes is Horace's fascination with the witch Canidia and her coven. Maecenas, descended from royal ancestors, O both my protection and my darling honor! Paul Shorey and Gordon J. Laing. The Hellenistic scholar and poet Callimachus (third century BC) also wrote a collection of iambi, which are thought to have left a mark on Horace's poems. Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) was a Roman poet, satirist, and critic. compared with cash!” I’d complain, plead to you. Although she is wealthy and has a collection of sophisticated books, the poet rejects her ageing body. Horace avoids direct allusions to Callimachus, a fact which has sometimes been seen as a strategy in favour of the style of Archilochus and Hipponax. Horace sometimes substitutes ˘˘ for a ¯. Ibis Liburnis inter alta navium, amice, propugnacula, paratus omne Caesaris periculum subire, Maecenas, tuo. [31], Epode 8 is the first of two 'sexual epodes'. The reason for this failure, he adds, is the powerful grip of love. Comparing the ingredient to the poison used by witches such as Medea, he playfully wishes that his host be stricken by the same condition. potentiorum limina. Even though the adjective modifying him does not find an exact equivalent in the list from the A.P, it does nevertheless fall within the same range: insolentem (2). In the ancient tradition of associating metrical form with content, the term had by Horace's time become a metonym for the genre of blame poetry which was habitually written in iambic metre. [24], Epode 4 criticises the pretentious behaviour of a social climber. [17] The poet announces that he is willing to share the dangers of his influential friend, even though he is unwarlike himself. [32], Epode 9 extends an invitation to Maecenas to celebrate Octavian's victory in the Battle of Actium. Horace had good reason to know these lines (quoted by Diodorus Siculus 8.21) since they come from the foundation oracle of one of his favourite places, Tarentum,(2) delivered to the founder Phalanthus(3) whom Horace mentions in Odes 2.6.11-12, `regnata petam Laconi | rura Phalantho'. In Horace's epode, not only does carere make good Latin sense as the object of expediat, but colorful infinitives appear elsewhere and Horace alone makes the study of Latin important. This poem addresses citizens engaged in civil war. Epode IX When, under your high roof so pleasing to Jupiter, shall we praise Caesar’s victory, blesséd Maecenas, by drinking the Caecuban wine you cellar for holiday feasts and by hearing without listening to flutes and lyre a foreign air, familiar strings? Learn faster with spaced repetition. ‘Civil war’ stands for conflict between egos in different time slices or conflict between time slice self able to violate desires of continuant self. Ode 1.4 about the coming of spring confronts a common theme in Horace: the brevity of life. Lesbia as Procuress in Horace’s Epode 12 Marilyn B. Skinner University of Arizona mskinner@email.arizona.edu Recent innovative readings of Horace’s Epodes approach the collection as an experimental contribution to the iambic tradition employing impo- tence, both literal and metaphoric, as a unifying trope1. In this regard, Horace's friendship with the wealthy Maecenas is of particular interest. The main charge levelled at the man is that he used to be a slave and has now risen to be a military tribune, thereby offending those who traditionally occupied such positions. Horace used his commitment to the ideals of Alexandrian… Due to their recurring coarseness and explicit treatment of sexuality, the Epodes have traditionally been Horace's least regarded work. November 8 v. Why are you, a woman more meant for ebony elephants, mailing me largesse & love letters? As if I’m a sturdy lad with a stuffed, nose! THE FIRST BOOK OF THE ODES OF HORACE. The modern standard name for the collection is Epodes. Horace joined Brutus’s army and later claimed to have thrown away his shield in his panic to escape. “Pelts of fleece double-dyed in Phoenician purple. & the breeze billows Apollo’s tresses (untouched by a barber). [6], The dramatic date of the collection is less certain. The second half of the poem tells how the centaur Chiron gave the same piece of advice to his pupil Achilles. This has caused critics to strongly favour the political poems (1, 7, 9, and 16), while the remaining ones became marginalised. Two poems (Epodes 1 and 9) are explicitly and respectively set before and after the Battle of Actium (31 BC). Two groups in particular are targets of his abuse: personal enemies and promiscuous women. [41], Victimhood is an import theme within the collection. “If whines were to welter at will within me, & heave these bromides (hackneyed banter, no help, my pride — purged — will bow out of mismatched bouts.”. THE CANINES OF HORACE’S EPODES Horace’s Epode 9 and its Generals’ Confusion Lyricus Vates: Musical ... Lesbia as Procuress in Horace’s Epode 12 Horace - poems HORACE, ODES, The Complete Odes And Epodes Oxford Worlds Classics ... Horace: Odes - Ocaso Press TWO NOTES ON HORACE, ... Latin text. The poet’s disclaimer also poses a complex exegetic dilemma. Skip to main content. 2.1.4). Studium der griechischen Philosophie und Literatur in Athen -kämpft als Militärtribun im Bürgerkrieg in Brutus’ Heer gegen die Caesarianer My disgust deepens under the volley of her vicious words: “You droop a lot less for Elsie, don’t you? As such, the Epodes are considered a crucial witness to Rome's violent transition from a republic to an autocratic monarchy.[7]. WOODMAN, Tony / Denis C. FEENEY (Hgg. magis relictis, non, ut adsit, auxili latura plus praesentibus. Ode 1.38→ sister projects: Wikidata item. Here, the poet takes back his defamations of Canidia in poem 5. The poem is a variation on the idea that love may make the lover's life unbearable. Lyciscus preens there’s not a lady his peer. It seems clear that there is no difficulty in mak-ing the result of expedire the object of expedire and, if expedire salutem is possible, then expedire carere should be possible as well. Horace, Odes and Epodes. The poem is the longest in the collection and is particularly notable for its portrayal of witchcraft. A product of the turbulent final years of the Roman Republic, the collection is known for its striking depiction of Rome's socio-political ills in a time of great upheaval. In the style of Hipponax' Strasbourg Epode, the poet curses his enemy Mevius. The above-mentioned Lycambes features in many of Archilochus' poems[9] and was thought to have committed suicide after being viciously slandered by the poet. [40], The final Epode (17) takes the shape of a palinode, a type of poem which serves to retract a previously stated sentiment. [54] Leaving few traces in later ancient texts, the Epodes were often treated as a lesser appendix to the famous Odes in the early modern period. Limp languor imbuing your inmost, attained by thirsty throats that pound back potions. No canny canine detects the den of a, boar better than I sniff out the stench of octopus. But if a spark less splendid, delight in your doom. In the dimeter, only the first long may be so replaced. A good example of this is Epode 3: in response to an overly garlicky dinner, Horace hopes that Maecenas will suffer from a similar garlic overdose. [12] His influence is acknowledged in Epode 6.11–4. The eighth and twelfth Epodes are the fruit of this inspiration. [19], Epode 2 is a poem of exceptional length (70 verses) and popularity among readers of Horace. The poetry of Horace (born 65 BCE) is richly varied, its focus moving between public and private concerns, urban and rural settings, Stoic and Epicurean thought.Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of the great Roman poet's Odes and Epodes, a fluid translation facing the Latin text.. Horace took pride in being the first Roman to write a body of lyric poetry. summoned from me, already aflame, my secrets. Horaz (Aussprache: [hoˈraːt͡s], * 8. [10] Horace, as is indicated in the above passage, largely followed the model of Archilochus with regards to metre and spirit, but, on the whole, the Epodes are much more restrained in their verbal violence. [21] At the end of the poem, a money-lender named Alfius is revealed as the speaker of the epode, leaving the reader to ponder its sincerity. Bennett includes them but does not summarize or give any commentary, beyond the statement “The brutal coarseness of this epode leads to omission of an outline of its contents,” though by this point the gay content of 11 poses no problem. [38], Epode 15 continues the motif of love by commenting on the infidelity of one Neaera. [1] Since all poems except Epode 17 are composed in such an epodic form, the term is used with some justification. Horace, Epode 16. [37], Epode 14 returns to the theme of poem 11: the inhibiting effects of love. in prissiness. He had fought as a military tribune in the losing army of Caesar's assassins and his fatherly estate was confiscated in the aftermath of the battle. 1.10.16, 2.1.149), does not use this sexualized connotation. In contrast to the previous iambic tradition, he has been described as striking a discernibly satirical pose: through the use of eccentric and foreign language, many of his poems come across as humorous takes on low-brow activities. Why are you, a woman more meant, & love letters? Nostri consocii ( Google , Affilinet ) suas vias sequuntur: Google, ut intentionaliter te proprium compellet, modo ac ratione conquirit, quae sint tibi cordi. In the eighth Epode Horace addresses an aging meretrix6 who has ap- 2.3.323; Epist. cow who sent me a steer instead of the bull I bargained for. by the bitch in heat bursting the bedsprings & headboard. [28], In Epode 6, Horace envisions himself as the successor of the Greek iambographers Archilochus and Hipponax. 45 v. Chr. [25] Critics have stated that the target of the epode resembles Horace's own biography. [20] It envisions the tranquil life of a farmer as a desirable contrast to the hectic life of Rome's urban elite. In this poem, Horace continues his tirade against the civil wars that Rome is engaged in, which was also the theme of the seventh Epode.Indeed, themes and motifs are picked up here from Epode VII, such as the use of the verb ruere,“to ruin” (cf. story in the city! Again. Römische Lyrik, Horaz epode 2: Alphius; Lateinischer Text, Übersetzung und sonstige Hinweise Nos personalia non concoquimus. Unfortunate. [48] This weakness in the face of Canidia is illustrated by the fact that she speaks the last word of the Epodes. (so staunch!). The poem is noted for its obscene sexual vocabulary. LESBIA AS PROCURESS IN HORACE’S EPODE 12 135 ipsa puella facit (“the girl herself creates my genius”, Prop. Mockery here is almost fierce, the metre being that traditionally used for personal attacks and ridicule, though Horace attacks social abuses, not individuals. Biographisches -geboren am 08.12. You shun me, like a sheep shying, from wilful wolves, or antelope avoiding lions.”, “How did it happen? The tone reflects his anxious mood after Philippi. While these broader usages foretell against a single sexualized reading, in its context in Epode 12 the meaning of rabies must be construed as sexual frenzy. The 17 poems of the Epodes cover a variety of topics, including politics, magic, eroticism and food. Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) was a Roman poet, satirist, and critic. “My good luck is gone! Horace. After lamenting the devastating effects of civil warfare on Rome and its citizens, Horace exhorts his countrymen to emigrate to a faraway place. Epodi, The, complete works of Horace, the original text reduced to the natural English order, with a literal interlinear, translation. [5] The finished collection was published in 30 BC. In the trimeter, all longs (—) before the caesura may be replaced by two shorts (∪ ∪). In his 1901 Latin edition, C.E. [18] This loyalty, the poem claims, is not motivated by greed but rather by genuine friendship for Maecenas. Ergo aut adulta vitium propagine. in Rom (Italien)HORAZ (QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS) war ein römischer Dichter und ein Klassiker des Goldenen Zeitalters der römischen Literatur. The line-by-line commentary on each epode is prefaced by a substantial interpretative essay which offers a reading of that poem and synthesizes existing scholarship. Horace, in his usage of rabies outside of Epode 12 (Carm. the bachelor most doted upon by his darling. —Horace translated, from the Latin, by Ron Horning. & sang, repeatedly, of love’s sorrows on his resounding lyre, You feel the flame. Quinque dies tibi pollicitus me rure futurum Sextilem totum mendax desideror. [2] Horace himself referred to his poems as iambi on several occasions,[3] but it is uncertain if this was intended as a title or only as a generic descriptor, referring to the dominant metre used in the collection: the iamb. Horace, Epode 16 Altera iam teritur bellis civilibus aetas, suis et ipsa Roma viribus ruit: quam neque finitmi valuerunt perdere Marsi. Only the second Epode, an idyllic vision of rural life, received regular attention by publishers and translators. In this case, the poem consists of eighty-one identical iambic trimeters. [44] The Latinist Ellen Oliensis describes her as a "kind of anti-Muse":[45] Horace finds himself forced to write poems in order to assuage her anger. This text is part of: Greek and Roman Materials; Latin Poetry; Latin Texts; Horace; Horace… Original Epode :: [Revised April 14, 2015] ˜ ¯ ˘ ¯ ˜ / ¯ ˘ ¯ ˜ ¯ ˘ ˜ ˜ ¯ ˘ ¯ ˜ ¯ ˘ ˜ [iambic strophe] ˜ indicates a long or short syllable and, in some cases, it indicates that various substitutions may occur such as ˘˘. Line 12 imagines references the funeral masks which were collected in a special area in ... would know more: Commentary: Lindsay Watson, A Commentary on Horace’s Epodes (Oxford, 2003) Vocabulary: J. N. Adams, The Latin Sexual Vocabulary (London 1982) Both have generous previews on Google Books. [33], Epode 10 strikes a more traditionally iambic note. In his 1901 Latin edition, C.E. Other uses not authorized in writing by the translator or in accord with fair use policy are expressly prohibited. Ode 1.38→ sister projects: Wikidata item. Horace, Ode 1.4 and she races, regardless, to relieve her feral frenzy! This vision of a rural lifestyle as an alternative to a depressed state of affairs shows characteristics of escapism. In these poems, Callimachus presented a toned-down version of the archaic iambus. She features prominently in two poems (5 and 17) which together make up nearly a third of the collection. The Epodes situate themselves in the tradition of iambic poetry going back to the lyric poets of archaic Greece. Soirees which saw (sorry!). Bennett includes them but does not summarize or give any commentary, beyond the statement “The brutal coarseness of this epode leads to omission of an outline of its contents,” though by this point the gay content of 11 poses no problem. [52] The opposite dynamic can be observed in Epode 4. [13], The metrical pattern of Epodes 1–10 consists of an iambic trimeter (three sets of two iambs) followed by an iambic dimeter (two sets of two iambs). ), and this is recalled in Epode 12, when the member of Amyntas, compared favorably to Horace’s, is described as constantior … quam nova collibus arbor (‘firmer … than a young tree in the hills’, 12.19f. you, making you the best-dressed of your drinking buddies. Chr. Horace, the son of an ex-slave, seems to have felt some uncertainty about their cross-class relationship. [56], One feature that has proved of enduring interest is the collection's eccentric portrayal of witchcraft. 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