What happened in the interlude Pan and Syrinx?

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A similar case can be encountered in the interlude Pan and Syrinx in book 1. Syrinx “called on the nymphs of the stream to transform her” to escape from Pan and when he caught her “instead of a fair nymph’s body, he found himself clutching some marsh reeds.” But she didn’t escape completely, because Pan made a pipe with her. After all the running the episode finishes dishearteningly with the phrase “stayed in his hands.” It is very difficult to find examples of women doing something actively to avoid their fate. In -Sémele’s sister- was just rearing her nephew secretly until...
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