Augoustakis, Antony
February 2005
Classical Journal;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p265
Academic Journal
Focuses on the stylistic similarities of Roman author Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus or Pliny the Younger in his letters with accounts of historical events with the work of Roman historian Cornelius Tacitus. Effectiveness of the appropriation of Tacitean techniques in the letters; Use of either imperfect or the historic present tense of Pliny in adding vividness in his letters; Complexity of its syntax.


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