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Looking back at Orpheus
  1. Tasneem Khatib,
  2. Arun D Singh,
  3. Harminder Singh Dua

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The poet Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, ‘One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity.’

A single glance can represent synchrony of thought, an unspoken bond between close friends and family. Glancing back however is often a symbol of a reluctance to look forward, to be distracted, dwell on the past and remain static.

To the ancient Greeks, Orpheus was a legendary prophet, poet and musician.1 The Greek myth of Orpheus and …

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