This material is based upon G. S. Kirk's Myth. Its Meaning and Functions in Ancient and Other Cultures. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970.
Ambivalence of WINE
Wine as gift of civilized humanity
Wine as source of uncivilized drunkenness
Ambivalence of ODYSSEUS
Odysseus as plundering, lawless pirate
Odysseus as intelligent guest
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