• How Do the Literary Features That Homer Use Build Up the Plot at the Island of Thrinacia?
    How do the literary features that Homer use build up the plot at the Island of Thrinacia? This essay will talk about a particular section from Book 12 of The Odyssey, written by Homer around 750 – 650 B.C, and translated by Robert Fagles. This passage entails the distressing time that Odysseus...
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  • The Use of Epic Conventions in the Odyssey
    easy to relate the character to the reader’s own life. In The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Robert Fagles, Homer uses an immense amount of epic conventions to illustrate an epic hero. Homer’s use of epic conventions help enrich characters and events that take place throughout the epic. Homer...
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  • O'Brother Where Art Thou? Allusions to the Odyssey
    character has transformed; and it relates to the epic to emphasize the change because people can understand a change better if their mind can make a connection to something they are already familiar with. Works Cited Homer, Robert Fagles, and Bernard Knox. The Odyssey. New York: Viking, 1996. Print. O Brother, Where Art Thou? [video Recording]. Touchstone Home Video, 2000. DVD....
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  • Homer
    . Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: Penguin, 1991. Lord, Albert B. The Singer of Tales. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1964. Mueller, Martin. “The Simile.” Ed. Harold Bloom. Modern Critical Views: Homer. New York: Chelsea House, 1986. 217-31. Nagy, Gregory. Homeric Questions. Austin...
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  • Sappho
    Oresteia. New York, NY: Penguin, 1984. Print. Homer, and Robert Fagles. The Odyssey. New York: Penguin, 1997. Print. Sappho, and Mary Barnard. Sappho: A New Translation. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1986. Print....
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  • Beowulf as Epic
    three times, etc.) Previous episodes in the story are later recounted Examples:      Homer, Iliad Homer, Odyssey Virgil, Aeneid Tasso, Jerusalem Delivered Milton, Paradise Lost Handout: Elements of an Epic While reading Beowulf, complete the chart of elements. Discussion Questions and/or...
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  • Comparison of the Odyssey
    , “The Odyssey”. Works Cited Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. Intro. Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin Group, 1996. Homer. "The Odyssey." Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. Brian Wilkie, James Hurt. Literature of the Western World. Upper Saddle River: Courier Companies, Inc., 2001. 273-594....
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  • Odysseus being lost and found
    Cited Homer, Robert Fagles, and Bernard Knox. The Odyssey. New York: Viking, 1996. Print. "Odysseus." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Feb. 2014. Web. 14 Feb. 2014. ...
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  • Telemachus
    so that his later development of inner strength will further define him as the son of a hero. Homer, The Odyssey, Trans, Robert Fagles, New York: Viking, 1996....
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  • Odyssey
    striking. WORKS CITED LIST - Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Fagles, Robert. New York: Penguin Books, 1997. Tasfia Rafiuddin E3FC, Period 3 Ms. Breslin 11/26/06...
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  • Iliad
    and alluded to more and more vividly, so that when it reaches an end, the poem has told a more or less complete tale of the Trojan War. The Iliad is paired with something of a sequel, the Odyssey, also attributed to Homer. Along with the Odyssey, the Iliad is among the oldest extant works of...
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  • Homer His Life and His Works
    Press. Griffin, Jasper (1987). The Odyssey. New York: Cambridge University Press. The Odyssey. Trans. T. E. Lawrence. 1932. Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Classics, 1993 The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: The Penguin Group, 1996. Stanford, W.B (1963). The Ulysses Theme: The Study of the Adaptability of a Traditional Hero. Dallas: Spring Publications, 7. Stewart M. Whobrey Reading in the Classics –GS4401E September 2, 2000...
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  • Telemachus - Good or Bad Brother?
    -Child Family in the United States: Research Issues and Results” Studies in Family Planning Vol. 13, No. 6/7 (Jun. - Jul., 1982), pp. 212-215 Web. 11 of April 2012 Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: Penguin Classics, 1996.Print. Senior, Jennifer “101-Year-Old Married Couple...
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  • The Odyssey
    My essay on The Odyssey by Homer (TRANSLATED BY ROBERT FAGLES). My personal notes will be added in []'s, the rest is straight from the instruction sheet. Assignment: Which two of man's greatest desires create the most suffering in a person's life and/or society? Write a 4-paragraph essay in which...
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  • Athena’s Unwavering Support of Odysseus
    steps in to assist. She is an ally as she uses her abilities to assist, protect, and champion him through many different actions. Works Cited Homer. "The Odyssey." Trans. Robert Fagles. The Norton Anthology World Literature, Shorter Second Edition. Ed. Sarah Lawall et al. Vol. 1. New York: W. W. Norton, 2009. 274-551. Print. 2 vols....
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  • The Odyssey
    another epic simile that conveys the threat she poses to them. 3. Write one ephithet that describes yourself. From the Odyssey, Book 10: The Grace of the Witch (page 916) Literary Analysis SkillBuilder Epithets and Epic Similes An epithet...
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  • Odysseus
    journey home, his quick thinking often helps but his arrogant attitude sometimes ruins things for him. Works Cited Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: Viking Penguin, !997. Print....
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  • Telemachus' Maturity
    wise by young adulthood. The experiences of the human journey is learning new things from our mistakes and have people guide us through life. Works Cited Homer. Translator: Robert Fagles. The Odyssey. New York. Penguin Books. 1997 ...
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  • Personal Responsibility and the Gods’ Role in the Odyssey
    in the story. Personal responsibility apparently does not play an important role in The Odyssey, but every one wins the game in the end regardless of the lack of personal responsibility (except Poseidon). Bibliography: Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: Penguin Books, 1996....
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  • Who Is the Monster in Odyssey in Current Society?
    . Print. Puncher, Martin. The Norton Anthology World Literature, Volume 1. 3rd. A. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2012. 430-431. Print. Odysseys Translated Fagles , Robert. Homer The Odyssey . Deluxe Edition, 1997. New York : Penguin Classics, 1997. 214-215. eBook. <http://www.scribd.com...
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