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(Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine

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Succumbing to the youth's "blossoming rod of beauty" (28), he's aware that the boy's eyes, "immeasurably still" (47), speak of "inner lassitude and sheer vacuity of soul" (50), yet he "careless[ly], drinkfs] their cool, Circean sorcery" (52).
At the end of the story, he hears Anna's Circean voice for the last time.
Being good versus looking good: Business school rankings and the circean transformation from substance to image.
One Circean effect of large amounts of money inherited from the dead is to transform its heirs into a race apart.
The Foul Witch' and Her 'Freckled Whelp': Circean Mutations in the New World.