"The Odyssey Comparison To The Inferno" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Odyssey comparison

     I believe that the main human conflict of the Odyssey is perseverance. Throughout the novel it shows Odysseus’s multiyear journey back home...

    1380 Words | 4 Pages

  • Odyssey and Dantes Inferno

    Odyssey means trouble: giving and receiving in kind, while inferno is symbolic for hell. This paper reviews the two poems,...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 905 Words | 3 Pages

  • Athena in the Odyssey vs. Virgil in the Inferno

    Athena in the Odyssey VS. Virgil in the Inferno Two of the greatest works ever written, The Odyssey by Homer...

    Achilles, Athena, Divine Comedy 1499 Words | 4 Pages

  • Comparison Between Iliad and Odyssey

    Although both works are credited to Homer, The Iliad and The Odyssey provide two remarkably different views on the nature of the...

    Achilles, Athena, Hera 1070 Words | 6 Pages

  • Cold Mountain/The Odyssey Comparison

    twenty-five hundred years ago a renowned epic of Greek mythology was written. This work, known as The Odyssey, illustrates the journey home...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Homer 1246 Words | 4 Pages

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

    and gods who go on perilous adventures to foreign lands and encounter many mythical beings along the way. These adventures usually teach a lesson or give...

    Achilles, Aeneid, Iliad 1003 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Inferno

    In Dante’s Inferno, Dante narrates his descent and observation of hell through the various circles and pouches. One part of this...

    Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, Pain, Punishment 1218 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey

    Odyssey Review/Essay Questions 1.What aspects of social and political life in Homeric times are reflected in the “Odyssey”?...

    2184 Words | 6 Pages

  • Odyssey

    Odyssey is one of the famous ancient greek epic written by homer. I think that it was really interesting. Before maam conte taught us the story...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Greek mythology 913 Words | 3 Pages

  • Comparison of the Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou?>

    Platt Pre AP English 9 5/9/2012 O Brother, This is Not Even Close To the Odyssey Everyone loves to immerse themselves into a...

    Burn After Reading, Coen brothers, Homer 1082 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey

    The Odyssey, by Homer, is one of the most poetic and vivid verses of its time. Many of its phrases and stanzas are memorable, but select...

    378 Words | 3 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...

    1147 Words | 3 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

  • Dante's Inferno

    Aspects of the “Inferno” Every great poem has a setting that signifies the story or a setting that has a cultural significance to the concept...

    Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy, Hell 1516 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    In the epic the Odyssey by Homer (translated by Robert Fitzgerald) one of the most descriptive and best written passages in the entire epic is...

    Achilles, Debut albums, Homer 1195 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey Comparison

    There are many situations that occur in "The Odyssey," written by Homer, which can be compared and contrasted to real life situations....

    Armed forces, Army, Husband 794 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

  • Dantes Inferno

    Dante's use of allegory in the Inferno greatly varies from Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" in purpose, symbolism, characters and mentors, and in...

    Allegory, Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy 916 Words | 3 Pages

  • Dante's Inferno and Classical Mythology

    in Inferno, the first part of his Divine Comedy, tells of the author’s experiences in Hades as he is guided through the abyss by the Roman...

    Aeneas, Aeneid, Dante Alighieri 1818 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...

    2141 Words | 6 Pages

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

    Had to write a 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

  • Comparison

    Compare and Contrast Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare In this essay I am going to highlight the comparisons and contrasts...

    Iambic pentameter, Poetry, Romeo and Juliet 865 Words | 4 Pages

  • Comparisons of Ulysses and the Odyssey

    Comparisons of Ulysses and the Odyssey “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield”, what a fine ending to the poem of...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 536 Words | 2 Pages

  • temptation in the odyssey

    The antagonist, Temptation This essay is about temptation in the Odyssey, more specifically temptation and its role in the book. Showing...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 1689 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dantes Inferno.

    Imagine a place where tyrants stand up to their ears in boiling blood, the gluttonous experience monsoons of human filth, and those who commit sins of the...

    Christianity, Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy 1704 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Odyssey and the Penelopiad

    establishing plot and how meaning is shaped throughout the text. By analysing The Odyssey and The Penelopiad, the reader gains a powerful...

    Ancient Greece, Feminism, Gender 1106 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey Death and Rebirth in the Odyssey

    The Odyssey, by Homer, is a classical piece of Greek literature. Throughout The Odyssey, the Blind Bard makes use of many...

    Athena, Homer, Odysseus 1394 Words | 7 Pages

  • Dantes Inferno

    In The Inferno - Dante’s Immortal Drama of a Journey Through Hell, Dante allows the reader to experience his every move. His mastery of...

    Canto, Dante Alighieri, Greek mythology 1953 Words | 5 Pages

  • A Few Words on Dante's Inferno

    Dante's Inferno Like in the Inferno, where the gates of Hell begin the journey to the bottom, so life is began by birth, and...

    Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy, Erinyes 1072 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey vs the Lord of the Rings

    Comparing the Odyssey to the Lord of the Rings               The Lord of the Rings and Odyssey are two very weird...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Homer 1538 Words | 4 Pages

  • Inferno Contrapasso

    Hillary Stryker ENGL 2201 Position Paper #3 In Dante’s Inferno, sinners in Hell are punished according to the nature of their sin. Dante...

    Circle, Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy 803 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey

    Amanda Stubbins-Helms July 23, 2013 GPS 210: Critical Essay The Roles of Women in Gilgamesh and The Odyssey Although men are the Epic...

    Athena, Enkidu, Epic of Gilgamesh 1023 Words | 3 Pages

  • Gilgamesh and Odyssey

    GILGAMESH AND THE ODYSSEY “Descriptive comparison between Gilgamesh and Odysseus” Gilgamesh is an ancient poem that...

    Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic poetry, Gilgamesh 2129 Words | 6 Pages

  • Dante's Inferno

    Part I: Dante’s Inferno Dante’s Inferno is the most well-known and influential work of the thirteenth century. Dante’s...

    Christianity, Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy 1415 Words | 5 Pages

  • Female Archetypes in Odyssey

    A Plotting Princess: Female Roles in The Odyssey and Antigonê Karen Rustad The fairy tale Snow White is a story about two women. One, the...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Helen 1300 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dante the Inferno

    In “The Inferno,” by John Ciardi, the protagonist, Dante is about to enter a place of great suffering. Dante believes that God is the architect...

    American films, Canto, Christianity 1011 Words | 3 Pages

  • Punishment in the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Hebrew Bible

    Not everyone has the same idea in mind about punishment, and nor did other countries from other times. The following books: The Iliad, The...

    Achilles, Adultery, Agamemnon 918 Words | 3 Pages

  • Inferno Essay

    1 “The Feminine” in Dante’s The Inferno Like many great authors throughout time, Dante Alighieri demonstrates the underlying...

    1527 Words | 5 Pages

  • Odyssey

    The Odyssey Compare/Contrast Essay YATES 2011 Adapted from...

    C, Essay, Film director 679 Words | 2 Pages

  • A Comparison of Helen in the Iliad and the Odyssey

    The Iliad and The Odyssey are tales written by Homer centered on the drama of the Trojan War. First poem deals with the time during the end of...

    Achilles, Helen, Homer 825 Words | 2 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 both texts, I will discuss...

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

  • Dante's Inferno

    optimistic process, to find salvation in God, despite the merciless torture chamber he has to travel through. As Dante attempts to find God in his life,...

    Christianity, Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy 1426 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dante's Inferno

    In the epic poem Inferno by Dante Alighieri, Dante’s experiencing pity for the damned souls in hell defies the Medieval Church’s concept of the...

    Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy, Hell 1587 Words | 4 Pages

  • Women of the Odyssey

    The Women of the Odyssey Many people regard Homer's epics as war stories—stories about men; those people often overlook the important roles...

    Athena, Circe, Iliad 1518 Words | 4 Pages

  • Homer & the Odyssey

    Homer, name 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

  • Iliad and Odyssey

    cinema of a certain era. The epic poems, The Iliad and Odyssey, give scholars and historians an idea how the Ancient Greek lived their...

    Achilles, Ancient Greece, Epic Cycle 1809 Words | 5 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

  • The Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou: Two Relevant Pieces?

    The Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou: Two Relevant Pieces? Time has not become the conqueror for the classical epic poem The...

    Coen brothers, Epic poetry, Homer 1862 Words | 5 Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey

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

    Athena, Circe, Greek mythology 1002 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 wording....

    Ancient Greek, Athena, Greece 1718 Words | 4 Pages

  • Role of the Gods in the Odyssey

    believes in the role of the certain gods believed in has always been important. In three separate pieces we have read we have seen the importance of the...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Homer 1169 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey and Propaganda

    “Homer’s The Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid as Propagandistic Literature” Propaganda is a powerful social tool that influences audiences...

    Aeneid, Greek mythology, Homer 1347 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dante’s Inferno

    The Meaning of Life Through Death Dante’s Inferno represents a soul’s journey towards God and the struggle between doing what is morally...

    Crime, Divine Comedy, Domestic violence 991 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 “xenia,” is...

    Aeneid, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 1019 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

  • Vengeance in the Odyssey

    Vengance in the Odyssey Vengeance is the main theme in the Odyssey, it is what all the conflict in the story is for every...

    Achilles, Athena, Cyclops 658 Words | 4 Pages

  • Xenia in the Odyssey

    The Importance of Xenia in The Odyssey and it’s Consequences One of the most important themes in The Odyssey is the concept of...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 2002 Words | 5 Pages

  • Penelope of the Odyssey

    Homer's poem The Odyssey. Many are the ways Penelope exemplifies the ideal woman, in that she conforms to the values and beliefs of her...

    Athena, Homer, Marriage 1169 Words | 3 Pages

  • Dantes Inferno

    The Journey of Dante Dante records journey through hell in the book "The Inferno." Dante's poem records is thoughts and views of the...

    Dark Ages, Divine Comedy, Hell 1027 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey

    I Dr. Graves October 8, 2010 The Unethical Depiction of Women in Homer’s The Odyssey In Homer’s The Odyssey, women are...

    Athena, Epic Cycle, Greek mythology 1057 Words | 4 Pages

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