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He thus sings a soft song that captivates the women, who suddenly rush to him desirously, abandoning strldharma in the process, and this time hindered "by husbands, fathers, brothers and kin" (10.
Having desirously but unsuccessfully pursued Achilles all over the battlefield, she is dismayed that plans for the "Festival of Roses" have begun without her chosen partner.
It is as if he is Narcissus gazing into a pool and seeing his own image, lovingly and desirously, and transformation is the culmination of the transaction between observer and observed.
It is an iconography that desirously posits a demented Lucia in the living-room, a murderous Medea in the nursery, and a suicidal Tosca on a balcony.