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Women in Homers Odyssey
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The paper "Women in Homer’s Odyssey " highlights that that Odyssey presents Greek society or Homeric society as a male dominant society where women only have certain specific jobs to do at home. The men have to decide the serious affairs of the house. …
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Homer's Odysseus and Dante's Ulysses

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Ulysses is also called Odysseus in Homer’s poem called odyssey. This epic poem explains Odysseus’ long journey from the Trojan War through his way home. Homer states that Odysseus had one more journey to make after arriving but he does not explain whether the Odysseus went for it. …
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Research paper
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Name Institution Course Instructor Date Outline THESIS: The much involving participation of men and women in The Odyssey of Homer will be the vocal analysis of this paper. The men and women in the company of Odysseus have contributed a lot to his life during the Trojan War times and the anticipated homage by Odyssey…
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The Role of Gender in the Odyssey
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This essay "The Role of Gender in the Odyssey" focuses on male heroes of the Odyssey who perform exalted war-related deeds. The author of this paper will make an earnest attempt to analyze the placement of female characters in relation to this formulaic emphasis…
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Research paper
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It tells of the long journeys by the Greek hero Odysseus and his men after the fight in the Trojan War. The circumstances in his long trek home took Odyssey twenty years. This…
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World Lit. From Ancient to Middle Ages
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The author reveals Homer as a hero struggling in a crucial journey with the son Telemachos. The Odyssey utilizes a sea setting where Odyssey, a famous and popular actor has to…
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Odyssey Book VIII
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Odyssey Book VIII, Lines 521-534 Analysis. The famous passage in Homer’s Odyssey where Odysseus is described as letting fall “pitiful tears” (Odyssey Book VIII, line 531) like a woman who wails when her husband is dying in front of his city, is at first sight rather disturbing, because it shows the great man in a rather tender light, implying that he is soft-hearted and perhaps even weak, since he is unable to control his emotions and has to hide his face from the assembled guests, letting only one man, Alcinous, guess how deeply moved he has been by the song of Demodocus…
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James Joyces Ulysses
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Literary critics have remarked that James Joyce’s Ulysses offers a challenging effort to the readers to understand its content and meaning. One can consider that the novel stretches the form, structure and content of the sort of which it is a part. …
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The Odyssey
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Subject: 16 Nov 2013 Odysseus’ Odyssey: A Saga of Love and Devotion within a Tale of Hatred and War The Odyssey, one of Homer’s world acclaimed epics, popular for its portrayal of heroism and adventure, still remains unsurpassed in the annals of the history of literature…
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Travel journal
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I have not got wind of any host approaching about which I would warn you, nor is there any matter of public moment on which I would speak. My grievance is…
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Odyssey of Homer: Actions of the Gods
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In the paper “Odyssey of Homer: Actions of the Gods” the author discusses a strong thematic concern with the interaction of the gods, fate and human existence. Constituting one of the early cornerstone elements of Greek and Western literature, the Odyssey of Homer is one of the preeminent examples…
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A Comparison of Homers Odysseus and Tennysons Ulysses

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The author compares the treatments of the story of Odysseus and Ulysses, paying special attention to the significance of the journey itself and of Ithaca: Homer Odyssey, Tennyson. The paper contains a brief overview of the plot of Homer’s Odysseus and thematic analysis of Tennyson's “Ulysses”…
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The comparison of the communicative/rhetorical function of the story of the bow contest involving Odysseus (from the Odyssey) and the Bow Contest from Book I (Bala Kanda) of the Ramayana

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Epic literatures and cultural myths have consistent patterns of story-telling, particularly in relation to the heroic actions of their lead characters, in respect to the different cultures from which they originate. In that sense, the heroic representations deal with the…
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The development of Telemachus's character

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Intergenerational conflict has long been an aspect that artists, writers, and stakeholders within society have discussed and analyzed. The intergenerational conflict that takes place between the young and the old is oftentimes representative and indicative of the process of maturation and/or the differential that exists between time periods or cultural norms…
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Retelling Transmissions
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This work called "Retelling Transmissions" describes the two retellings of the classical myth odyssey in many ways that are different from the original myth. The author outlines the differences from the original myth, the relationship with certain cultures, and contexts that telling them to people of other cultures. …
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Historic Relevance of the Odyssey
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Name: Institution: Course: Tutor: Date: Historic Relevance of the Odyssey Knowledge is a dynamic field whose origin dates in antiquity. Indeed, the sphere of knowledge is as old as mankind. This respective knowledge is documented in order to benefit future generations…
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Literary Analysis

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In the article, ‘Homer and the Roland: The shared Formula Technique, Part II’ by William Merritt, various aspects are compared between The Odyssey and The Song of Roland. Majorly, the article describes the two types of heroes, the outlawed hero and the law abiding hero. The…
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Odysseus: Ancient Man of Guile

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Odysseus was known for many things. He was known for enduring prolonged hardships. He was known for experiencing unique adventures. Most of all, however, Odysseus was known for his resourcefulness, his guile, and the use of clever tactics to overcome obstacles and enemies (MacDonell, 1936: 104)…
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The Role of Oedipus
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This work  "The Role of Oedipus " describes the various roles that are played by Oedipus in the play. The author outlines if there is any sort of lack of consistency or conflict among the different roles. From this work, it is clear abut the identity of Oedipus, the role of murder, the main conflicts in the play. …
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Comparison Between Humbaba in Gilhgamesh and Polyphemus in Odyssey as Outside Monsters
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Comparison between Humbaba in Gilhgamesh and Polyphemus in Odyssey as ‘Outside Monsters’: Introduction The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey by Homer are the finest pieces of literature. These masterpieces are considered the “epic poems”. Though different in style from one another, both of the poems hold a similar theme and story in them…
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Theme, issue, or development in The Aeneid
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The literal piece of work is a Latin epic poem written in the ancient times between 29 and 19 BC. The poem was later interpreted from Latin to English in prose form It tells a legendary story of Aeneas, a…
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Inferno and Odyssey: a War Between the Subtler Shades of Vice and Virtue
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The paper discusses the topographical structure of Dante’s hell. The damned souls to populate the chasm, which Dante classifies under Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics, and becomes an amalgamation of Grecian hellish myth and a testimony to Aquinas’ appropriation of Christian sensibility in Aristotle’s Ethics…
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Homer's Poetry
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This paper is about Homer's poetry. His poetry abounds in Gods’ and Goddesses’ characters from the ancient Greek mythology. Needless to say, divine intervention of the gods in every day life of the mortals is one of Homer’s favorite ways to tell us that gods act in two ways, that is, as external forces, and as internal forces. …
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Homer's Odysseus and Virgil's Aeneas

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Although at first glance it may appear as if Greek and Roman mythology has a great deal in common, the differential that separates these two mythological interpretations is ultimately based upon a differential and culture between these two ethnicities…
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Euripides' satyr play The Cyclops
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DISCERNING THE YEAR THAT CYCLOPS WAS PRODUCED BY USING OTHER PLAYS AND HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR The Euripides play Cyclops was produced during the Peloponnesian War, and was clearly meant as some kind of allegory for this war. This is evident by the fact that this play was produced many centuries after the original Homer play which concerned these events…
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Aristotles Views

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Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, physicist, poet and a popular student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc). He was able to produce books such as Nichomachean Ethics which describes the "happy life intended for one by nature as one lived in accordance with virtue" and Politics which gives analysis on political community (Clayton).
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The Impact of the Women in the Illiad
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Running head: IMPACT OF THE WOMEN IN THE ILIAD The Impact of the Women in the Iliad ‘The Iliad and The Odyssey’ is the great masterpiece of a Greek writer named Homer. This epic poem was later translated in English by the great poet Alexander Pope…
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Analysis of Aeneid

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The essay ‘Analysis of Aeneid’ highlights the main topics of Virgil’s great story. The author talks about the main hero Aeneas, as the leader in the in the establishment of the Roman Empire. The writer of the play constantly points out the Aeneas’s heroism as the story develops…
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Answer the following question after reading Heart of Darkness How are women treated andor portrayed in Conrad's 'Heart of darkness'

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The modern audience is familiar with women portrayed as professionals, athletes, and intellectuals at present, but until the late nineteenth century representations of strong, reliant, commanding women were practically very few in literatures though early Greek literature had portrayed strong women characters…
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The Iliad
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This essay “The Iliad” will analyze and discuss the two tragic flaws that this author believes contributed to the most to Achilles’ downfall were his ego and arrogance and his wrath.  These two characteristics of Achilles can also be traced to a link between anger, and the destruction that the gods of The Iliad ultimately meted out on the characters. …
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Modern Sense of Hero

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This song "Holding Out for a Hero" was written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford; and, was sung by Bonnie Tyler in 1984 (Steinman). It was a smashing success, hitting #2 on the UK charts. #1 in Ireland, #11 in Germany, #19 in Sweden and Austria, #12 in Canada, # 33 in New Zealand, and #34 in the US…
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Comparison Between Modern and Epic Heroes
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Comparison between Modern and Epic Heroes Definition Hero refers to a figure that possesses extra human abilities and status. Heroes serve as protagonists of epic and myth who are widely celebrated for their deeds (Ogden 2010, 102). Available literature suggests that a hero is characterized by common characteristics such as arete, hubris, kleos and immortality…
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How is the theme of impotence raised and discussed in James Joyce's novel Ulysses What relationship does this bear to the wid
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Name Instructor Course Date How is the theme of impotence raised and discussed in James Joyce's novel "Ulysses"? The book is often called the greatest literary masterpiece in the 20th Century. It is common to find that the size and scope of the author’s epics scare numerous readers, it is encouraging to peruse through the pages of the book to just get the first impression as Joyce takes you through his ideas that tickle down in form of episodes…
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History Beowulf
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The paper "History Beowulf" presents that it has aptly been viewed that the study of history is actually the analysis of the life and achievements of great personalities. It is the heroic deeds and laudable accomplishments of such wonderful personalities…
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The Sentinel vs 2001: A Space Odyssey
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28 May 2015 Thematic analyses of Sentinel & 2001: A Space Odyssey Introduction Two of Arthur C. Clarke’s works consist of quite similar theme mounted on two different platforms. Clarke’s Sentinel and 2oo1: A Space Odyssey offer rides to extraterrestrial world involving mysterious objects from unknown alien civilizations…
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Analytical Character comparison using epic similies

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Cody-Ann Palmer Wednesday 12:50 Analytical Character Comparison of Ulysses and Penelope in the Odyssey Introduction: The use of similes in epic poems has been practiced by great literary artists from all poetic traditions in different periods of time. The epic similes serve manifold functions within the context of an epic poem, such as, help in predicting the future events, provide a clear access to a reader in understanding the psychological state of a character, develop a reader’s understanding of the moral issues in the context of character development and finally establish the abstractive on a solid foundation…
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Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson
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This research is being carried out to evaluate and present the Poem “Ulysses”. "Ulysses" is a poem in blank verse by the Victorian poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892), written in 1833 and published in 1842 in his well-received second volume of poetry. …
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Fantasy Literature and Cultural Traditions
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This research paper “Fantasy Literature and Cultural Traditions” examines poems “Beowulf”, and “The Odyssey” (both epic poems), and The Hobbit, a novel by Tolkien. All the works are from different cultural tradition and belong to totally different genres…
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There are ample examples that prove the all-encompassing capabilities of literature. As there are different types of human societies, literature manifest itself in diverse ways. Poetry, prose and drama are the commonest…
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Theory of Speech and thought presentation in Ulysses and The Dubliners by James Joyce
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THEORY OF SPEECH AND THOUGHT PRESENTATION (Author’s name) (Institutional Affiliation) Key words: Speech, characters THEORY OF SPEECH AND THOUGHT PRESENTATION This essay analyzes the theory of speech and thought presentation. This analysis incorporates the analysis of extracts from the books Ulysses and The Dubliners in light of the theory of speech and thought representation, as a means of understanding the lightness and darkness in terms of moral relativism of Joyce’s characters…
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Virgil and the Aeneid
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The Greeks shape bronze statues so real they seem to breathe, And carve cold marble until it almost comes to life, the Greeks compose great orations and measure the Heavens so well they can predict the rising of the stars…
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The Principle Objective of Modernist Writing
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The following paper under the title 'The Principle Objective of Modernist Writing' gives detailed information about modernist literature which includes a broad genre of literature that dominated most parts of the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century…
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Comparison between Contemporary Heroes and Ancient Heroes
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[Your full name] [Instructor’s full name] October 21, 2011 Comparison between Contemporary Heroes and Ancient Heroes Before going to compare my personal notion of heroism with some of the ancient heroes, let us get a better understanding of what heroism actually is…
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This trend is so woven into our lives that it has been relayed to other elements of society including at home, the workplace and our society…
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Analysis of the Movies Troy and 300

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The author of this paper "Analysis of the Movies Troy and 300" discusses theory reflectivity observed from the movies Troy and 300. The paper highlights certain features and imagery to induce specific feelings and actions or behaviors that are reflective and can be vividly seen in our society today…
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The Hero of American Fantasy: Rebel in Search of Cause

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Several aspects are considered like the uniqueness of American culture, its mythmaking tradition, the theory of Hero’s Journey, the modern myth making tradition of American fiction, common…
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The Integration of Effects in Films
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The term special effect applies to techniques that are used in film, television and the entertainment industry to realiserealize scenes that cannot be achieved by live action. Special effects are often used in science-fiction films, although they may also be used in historical epics where the building of an actual castle (in a film such as Braveheart) or of a complete ship (as in Titanic) would either be prohibitively expensive or impossible to achieve (Bordwell, 2001).
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What is the importance of heroism and glory in the Iliad and in the Aeneid
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The concept of the ancient hero is deeply embedded in the history of literature as an indispensable element in any epic story. The hero is the culmination of the strength and power as the epitome of the saviour of his community…
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My impression and comment of Stanley Kubrick and his career
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Name and Number of the Course Date STANLEY KUBRICK AND HIS CINEMA Personal Impressions and Comments on the Film-Maker’s Work Introduction Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) was an American film writer, director, producer and photographer who lived in England for the last four decades of his career…
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Seven Types of Ancient Heroes
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This essay discusses the 7 types of ancient heroes according to L. R. Farnell’s classification.  In his book “Greek Hero Cults and Ideas of Immortality” he tells about the hieratic hero-gods and heroine-goddesses, sacral heroes or heroines, heroes-gods, functional or epic heroes…
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