Aeneid Book 11 summary

Aeneid Book 11 summary

Aeneas buries Pallas body
Aeneas and Evander weep over Pallas
Latinus summons council – Aetolians know fates are in control but are afraid to say it
Turnus and Queen Amata want to continue the war
Turnus gets ready to fight and Camilla comes to meet him
Camilla’s story: her father devoted her to the gods
Arruns kills Camilla so goddess Diana kills Arruns
Turnus misses the chance to ambush the Trojans
Roman context
Augustus claims Kingdom of Italy and Camilla links to Cleopatra
Epithets
Good Aeneas
Emotive language
Evander and Pallas
Repetition
rhetoric
Aeneas changes
bloodlust to sympathy
Turnus becomes more angry and sorrowful
Camilla’s death
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