Martail, Epigrams 10.62

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What is Martial writing about in this extract?
Martial is trying to persuade the headteacher to give the students a school holiday.
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Why does martial use a double negative when talking about the teachers?
Emphisises how both of them dont agree.
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Why does Martial refer to heat so much in this passage?
He is referring to the summer where it is too hot to work and is therefroe trying to emphasise this point to the head.
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In line 9 which famous story does Martial make a refernce to? Why does he do this?
He links what he is saying to the Phygian mythology which would have shown him to be learned.
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Why does martial end with one short line?
He ends saying how working in the summer is unhealthy. By stopping here, it leaves the headmaster with this idea in his head.
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Why does martial use a double negative when talking about the teachers?

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Emphisises how both of them dont agree.

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Why does Martial refer to heat so much in this passage?

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Card 4

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In line 9 which famous story does Martial make a refernce to? Why does he do this?

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Card 5

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Why does martial end with one short line?

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