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Homers’ Epic Heroes

Homers characters are real human beings with all the strengths and weaknesses. They live, they breathe, they love, they hate. They are subject to...

Importance of Iliad as Modern Teaching Tool

The passing of works from generation to generation is not an uncommon thing, nor is it a new practice. For centuries, even since the...

Comparing Odysseus and Medea

"Let me hear no smooth talk of death from you, Odysseus, light of councils. Better, I say, to break sod as a farm hand for some poor...

How can one determine a writers feelings about issues by simply reading their literature

Often it seems, one can read more than just the words written on the page. We can read the feeling and emotion the words...

Homer’s The Odyssey

In Homer's The Odyssey, Ulysses tells King Alcinous about his numerous adventures since leaving the island of Troy. First, Ulysses lands on the island...

The Odyssey written by Homer

In The Odyssey written by Homer and translated by Richard Lattimore, several themes are made evident, conceived by the nature of the time period,...

An Examination of Similes in the Iliad

In the Iliad, Homer finds a great tool in the simile. Just by opening the book in a random place the reader is undoubtedly...

The Odyssey, written by Homer

The Odyssey, written by Homer, is the story of Odysseus and how he faced misfortune in his attempts to return home after the Trojan...

Paris from Iliad: Magnificent Hero or Spoiled Child?

Homer uses tone, imagery, epithets, and similes to describe Paris character. Outwardly, Paris is a brave person, but inwardly, he is full of doubts...