Discussion Questions
How does the title of Metamorphoses add to or detract from the stories?

Are the changes in the gods, or in humanity?

Does Ovid seem to be a true believer, or simply a storyteller?

How does the writing style impact the stories? Does it make them less believable?

What contributed to his final desire for immortality being fulfilled? Was it the lighthearted way in which he told his stories that allowed his work to survive the many purges of other religions?

Are there any stories within Metamorphoses which might have influenced later religions? (Argus, Orpheus, the flood…)