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Questions tagged [utopia-more]

Questions about Thomas More's "Utopia", a work of fiction written in Latin and published in 1516. Use this tag with [thomas-more] and [latin-literature].


What does Thomas More try to do with Greek puns in Utopia?

Thomas More uses Greek puns such as Hythloday that means speaker of nonsense, etc. What is he trying to do? What difference would it make for Greek readers and non-Greek readers?