"Epic Similes In The Odyssey" Essays and Research Papers

  • Epic Similes In The Odyssey

    Epic An epic or heroic poem is: A long narrative poem; On a serious subject; Written in a grand or elevated style;...

    Aeneid, Beowulf, Epic poetry 758  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey and the Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Odyssey and The Epic of Gilgamesh (Similarities and Differences) Both The Odyssey and the...

    Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic poetry, Homer 848  Words | 3  Pages

  • Epic Hero Analysis (Odyssey)

    Honors English 9 Epic Hero Analysis What does it take to be an epic hero? To be an epic hero you are required to...

    Character, Charybdis, Greek mythology 812  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey

    privilege (Charles Kuralt.)" The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey tell the stories of two men recognizing what means the most to...

    Athena, Enkidu, Epic of Gilgamesh 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • Satanic Simile and Milton’s Redefinition of the Epic

    Satanic Simile and Milton’s Redefinition of the Epic The epic similes in John Milton’s Paradise...

    Epic poetry, Greek mythology, Hero 1744  Words | 5  Pages

  • Odyssey Quiz (Study Guide)

    The Odyssey Quiz: 1 MATCHING- Write the word from the word bank in the given space below that best matches the description. Epithet...

    Cyclops, Epic poetry, Homer 440  Words | 3  Pages

  • Epic Hero - the Odyssey

    An epic hero is a figure of great, larger-than-life stature where his most remarkable traits are those valued by his culture. The...

    Achilles, Cyclops, Greek mythology 965  Words | 3  Pages

  • Quiz: Odyssey Background

    Great Greek Minds Quiz on Homer’s Odyssey and Greece (45 pts)   1.     (10 pts) What would our lives be like if no one had the ability to...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 917  Words | 6  Pages

  • Epic Poetry

    Definition: An epic is a long narrative poem presenting characters of high position in a series of adventures which form an organic whole...

    Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic poetry, Fiction 1256  Words | 4  Pages

  • Beowulf as Epic

    What makes an epic? Is Beowulf an epic?    What is an epic poem, and how does it differ from other kinds of...

    Aeneid, Epic poetry, Fiction 823  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Odysseus was always considered to be a great man and a great hero. He was known for his brain as well as his muscle. He was an...

    Achilles, Charybdis, Cyclops 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

      1Rossi    Juliann Rossi  02/24/2014  Dr. Motard Noar   The Odyssey and Domineering Females   In ​ The Odyssey...

    Athena, Circe, Odysseus 1866  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey, one of the most well known epic stories Introduces Odysseus, the King of Ithaca. This story demonstrates Odysseus’s...

    Achilles, Cyclops, Homer 997  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey: Homer and His Narrative Structure

    The Odyssey- Homer and his narrative structure The structure of the Odyssey renders Homer’s epic an...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Homer 1110  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    values and qualities of them. As in this, Homer, the author of The Odyssey, portrays many Greek values that make up a righteous man or as,...

    Ancient Greek, Greek language, Greeks 1124  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odyssey Epic

     An epic is a long, narrative poem in an elevated style that celebrates heroic achievement and treats themes of historical, national,...

    Achilles, Debut albums, Homer 468  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, each culture treats strangers and guests with distinct differences...

    Cyclops, Homer, Odysseus 1234  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Odysseus’s Odyssey Home “He saw the townlands and learned the minds of many distant men, and weathered many bitter nights and days in his...

    Athena, Circe, Odysseus 932  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey, an Epic

    One Tough Trooper Homer's Odyssey has been shared for thousands of years, and its chief characteristics continue to shape...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Homer 566  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Rasie Turner Ms. Neff English 1030 22 September 2010 The Odyssey Greek gods and goddesses are very important in the Greek culture. There...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Hermes 1147  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odyssey Essay

    Brianna “Life’s Journey through the Odyssey” Homer's The Odyssey can be truly considered as one of the best...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Homer 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Epic Works - comparison of The Odyssey, The Divine Comedy, and Paradise Lost.

    comparison/contrast of the epic hero in two different works Needed a better title got all but 2 points... February 21, 1997...

    Adam and Eve, Epic poetry, Garden of Eden 1091  Words | 4  Pages

  • "The Epic of Gilgamesh" and Homer's "Odyssey". For both texts, comparison of the the cultural value,"heroism".

    In this essay I am going to deal with the two epic texts called: "The Epic of Gilgamesh" and Homer's "Odyssey". For...

    Achilles, Athena, Epic of Gilgamesh 905  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Book Ten: The Grace of the Witch (916-925) 1. Who lives on the island of Aeolus?...

    Circe, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 1145  Words | 10  Pages

  • Epic Conventions in the Epic Odyssey

    EPIC CONVENTIONS IN THE EPIC ODYSSEY 1. Have an INVOCATION “Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious...

    Greek mythology, Homer, Iliad 2203  Words | 8  Pages

  • The Use of Epic Conventions in the Odyssey

    mind. Also, using different ways to describe a character makes it easy to relate the character to the reader’s own life. In The Odyssey by...

    Apollo, Epic poetry, Epithets in Homer 742  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Greeks define nobility as a person who would go and fight for their country, a person who has values of bravery, intelligence, strength and keen...

    Blood donation, Circe, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1674  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey portrays a romantic marriage between a man and a woman that is unlike any other. Homer portrays Odysseus and Penelope as lovers...

    Cunning folk, Husband, Love 1236  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Aeneid and The Odyssey

    Midterm The Aeneid and The Odyssey The Odyssey by Homer and The...

    Aeneas, Aeneid, Greek mythology 988  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hospitality in the Odyssey

    Homer’s Odyssey can teach us about culture in ancient Greece through Odysseus’ voyage home. In the epic poem hospitality, or...

    Aeneid, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 1019  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey Analysis

    Thanh Huynh Mr.Harris Period 2A 21 November 2013 Essay #5 In the epic, The Odyssey, by Homer, there are many themes...

    Athena, Character, Epic poetry 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • Homer begins the Odyssey with the Telemacheia to add drama, colour and epic significance to the story

    Homer begins the Odyssey with the Telemacheia to add drama, colour and epic significance to the story. The first four books...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 1898  Words | 5  Pages

  • Epics

    Giselle Valle Honors English 10 Milestone Assignment When reading all three of these epics, there was two hero’s that really stood out...

    Achilles, Ajax, Greek mythology 1390  Words | 4  Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey

    Women in The Odyssey After following an epic that revolved so completely around men, The Odyssey has quite a...

    Athena, Circe, Greek mythology 1002  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey What is the nature of free will? Are gods or humans responsible for what happens? The Odyssey is a poem which is...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Iliad 1681  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Homer's poem The Odyssey depicts the tendency of people to ignore the consequences of their actions. Odysseus punished Penelope's suitors...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Homer 1040  Words | 3  Pages

  • Women of Odyssey

    corpses."(Book X, Line 297) However, these traits and Odysseus' ability are constantly challenged by the temptation of women. In the Odyssey,...

    Achilles, Gender, Gender role 1355  Words | 4  Pages

  • Homer & the Odyssey

    traditionally assigned to the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the two major epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing is known of...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Greek mythology 971  Words | 3  Pages

  • odyssey

    The Odyssey set 5 XV through XVIII Name: Book XV 1. What is the parting gift Helen gives Telémakhos? She gives to Telemakhos, but...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Homer 820  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Metaphor of the Dawn in the Odyssey

    The Metaphor of the Dawn in the Odyssey Throughout Odysseus' journey, the metaphor of the dawn can be interpreted in relation to his journey...

    Achilles, Cephalus, Ithaca 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • Epic Hero or Not

    Odysseus: Epic Hero? The question has been raised as to whether or not Odysseus, the hero of Homers the Odyssey, is an...

    Athena, Goddess, Greek mythology 1332  Words | 4  Pages

  • Epic Poetry: the Foundation of Literature

    Epic poetry stands alone as the most influential writing of all time (“Short History of English Literature”). No other authors created such...

    Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 2444  Words | 7  Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey

    literature of various time periods, however there are texts in which contrary to the patriarchal society models, women are given substantial importance...

    Homer, Iliad, Ithaca 1662  Words | 5  Pages

  • Epic Heroes are Admirable in The Odyssey

    Epic Heroes are admirable, even though their actions bring pain and suffering without intent. In Homers epic poem The...

    Cyclops, Homer, Ithaca 549  Words | 2  Pages

  • Odyssey vs. Finding Nemo

    Epics Over the Years The Odyssey, a historical epic, was the first written of its kind. Since then, many...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Finding Nemo 850  Words | 3  Pages

  • the portrayal of women in the Odyssey

    WOMEN IN THE ODYSSEY Although women in ancient Greece are often portrayed as meek and weak, this is not the case in Homer’s...

    Athena, Femme fatale, Homer 897  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus as an Epic Hero

    Odysseus as an Epic Hero In an epic poem, epic heroes exist. An epic hero, an important figure...

    Aeneid, Cyclops, Epic poetry 860  Words | 3  Pages

  • Greek Epics

    Greek Epics There are some challenges in each history period, and authors will create some heroes in their epics that reflect...

    Achilles, Aeneas, Homer 859  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odysseus as a Hero in Homer's Odyssey

    The Odyssey and Paradise Lost are two very different pieces of literary art. The...

    Adam and Eve, Epic poetry, Hero 901  Words | 3  Pages

  • "The Odyssey" by Homer an epic hero

    Odysseus as an Epic Hero In the book The Odyssey by Homer, the main character, Odysseus, is depicted as being similar an...

    Cyclops, Difference, English-language films 467  Words | 2  Pages

  • Epic of Gilgamesh and Hero

    "hero" People have been attempting to define the word "hero" for as long has man has existed on this planet. To define a hero one must first appreciate...

    Achilles, Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic poetry 1640  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Reading Comprehension Questions Part 1 Part 1 1) Where is Odysseus located at the poem’s beginning? 2) What is a...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Odysseus 2141  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Odyssey Epic Hero

    usually a fictional character created by a comic book company or a children's book. Did you know that Odysseus, the main character of Homer's...

    Achilles, Athena, Greek mythology 573  Words | 2  Pages

  • Kleos in The Odyssey by Homer

    KLEOS IN THE ODYSSEY Heroic glory occupies a very crucial place in the Indo-European epic tradition, because the Greek...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Homer 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey by Homer: One of a Major Ancient Greek Epic Poem

    The Odyssey is one of a major ancient Greek epic poem written by Homer. It is about the journey of Odysseus home after the war...

    Epic Cycle, Greek mythology, Homer 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus and the Odyssey: Similarities and Differences

    literature are the notorious epic poems “Oedipus the King” and “The Odyssey”. These famous works were written by Sophocles and...

    Achilles, Aeneid, Greek mythology 625  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Development of the Epic

    MASENO UNIVERSITY FACULTY: ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES DEPT: LINGUISTICS LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE COURSE CODE: ALI 819 TASK: Trace the historical...

    Aeneid, Epic poetry, Hero 2311  Words | 7  Pages

  • Women in The Odyssey

     If Godly Odysseus Can’t Handle Women, How Can I? ENG201 – 0 World Literary...

    Calypso, Circe, Gender role 1608  Words | 5  Pages

  • Comparison of the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Aeneid

    The ancient world literature is filled with epic tales of heroes and gods who go on perilous adventures to foreign lands and encounter many...

    Achilles, Aeneid, Iliad 1003  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odyssey 5

    In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, various aspects of the ancient Greeks are revealed through the actions, characters, plot, and...

    Ancient Greek, Athena, Greece 1718  Words | 4  Pages

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