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Telemachus in 'The Odyssey' by Homer

In two pages this essay provides a character analysis of Telemachus in an assessement of his maturity. There are no other sources...

Telemachus's Maturation in 'The Odyssey' by Homer

In six pages this paper examines how Telemachus grows and develops throughout the course of Homer's epic. There are no other sour...

Justice in 'The Odyssey' by Homer

In six pages this paper compares Homer's concept of justice with contemporary perspectives as it relates to 'The Odyssey.' There ...

Public Life versus Private Life in The Aeneid, The Odyssey, and Oresteia

In four pages this paper compares and contrasts how the authors depict private life and public life in these ancient literary work...

Homer's 'The Odyssey' and William Shakespeare's Hamlet

and the tales of this one mans adventure. The man is Odysseus and his adventures are legendary. He is not a man searching for the ...

Gods and Mortals in the Odyssey

The relationship between otherworldly figure and mortals in The Odyssey books VII-XII seems alien in comparison to current concept...

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mfields Published on 04/28/2004 14167 Reads The Odyssey

The Odyssey - The Value of Family and Home

Homer’s The Odyssey, Linda Crew’s Children of the River, and Scott O’Dell’s Sing Down the Moon share a common implied theme, which...

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Gotskillz Published on 05/05/2004 10430 Reads The Odyssey

Women in Homer's Odyssey

Women were very important to the Greeks, and they showed this value in many ways. In The Odyssey Homer shows us the different ways...

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Anonymous Published on 06/10/2004 14237 Reads The Odyssey

The Odyssey, Odysseus Character Analysis

The Good And Bad Characteristics Of Odysseus An individual's characteristics are the key to their behavior. Homer's The Odyssey...

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Anonymous Published on 06/10/2004 55889 Reads The Odyssey

Greek Life As Depicted in Homer's Epic: The Odyssey

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

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tyson_626 Published on 06/27/2004 14371 Reads The Odyssey

Revenge in The Odyssey, by Homer

The Greeks, as portrayed by Homer, are a very vengeful people. Throughout The Odyssey, a theme of vengeance is dominant. These d...

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tyson_626 Published on 06/27/2004 15735 Reads The Odyssey

Gender Roles in The Odyssey, by Homer

The Odyssey is the product of a society in which the dominant role was played by men. In ancient Greece, just as in the whole of t...

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Anonymous Published on 06/27/2004 19200 Reads The Odyssey

A Reminder of Manhood

Throughout Homer's epic work, The Odyssey, Odysseus encounters temptations of beautiful women and the promise of immortality. Unde...

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Quest4Glory Published on 07/05/2004 8925 Reads The Odyssey

The Odyssey Overview

One of the most famous works from the early Greek era is Homer’s The Odyssey. It details the journey home of a war hero, Odysseus....

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Quest4Glory Published on 07/05/2004 9711 Reads The Odyssey

The Feminine Psyche in The Odyssey

The Feminine Psyche in The Odyssey The Odyssey has much to teach us about the feminine psyche. The feminine psyche is the way t...

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tyson_626 Published on 02/02/2005 5709 Reads The Odyssey

The Interaction Between Gods and Ulysses in The Odyssey

The Odyssey is about Ulysses and his crew trying to make it home to Ithaca. Ulysses has plenty of misfortunes on his way home and...

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Anonymous Published on 03/27/2005 7035 Reads The Odyssey

Odyssey and Hubris

The Odyssey Hubris is excessive pride with a lofty self-respect totally apart from reality; it distorts a person’s view of the ...

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Anonymous Published on 05/29/2005 12514 Reads The Odyssey

Homer’s Odyssey What is an Epic Hero?

Homer’s Odyssey - What is an Epic Hero? What is an epic hero? Homers’ Odyssey is about an epic hero named Odysseus and his que...

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Anonymous Published on 08/15/2005 27122 Reads The Odyssey

Overcoming Obstacles The Odyssey

Overcoming Obstacles - The Odyssey Odysseus, is an epic hero in "The Odyssey by Homer" which is an epic story th...

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Anonymous Published on 09/04/2005 9901 Reads The Odyssey

Overview of The Odyssey

The Odyssey - Overview In the Odyssey there were three main characters. Odysseus is the hero of the epic. He is the son of La...

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Anonymous Published on 01/01/2006 4404 Reads The Odyssey

Report on The Odyssey

The Odyssey Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, is the story of Greek hero Odysseus’ journey home after the Trojan War. Odysseus’ voyage ...

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BigC08 Published on 04/03/2006 8590 Reads The Odyssey

Passage Analysis from the Odyssey

Passage Analysis from the Odyssey “My lady goddess, here is no cause for anger. My quiet Penélopê --- how well I know -...

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Anonymous Published on 06/07/2006 5423 Reads The Odyssey

Odysseus Embodies the Characteristics of a True Hero

Odysseus Embodies the Characteristics of a True Hero Odysseus is the hero that the Achaeans most admired. His intelligence, wit...

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Anonymous Published on 06/11/2006 13887 Reads The Odyssey

God and Godess Characters in the Odyssey

God and Godess Characters in the Odyssey Circe and Calypso are goddesses and both keep Odysseus in their home, their personal...

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Anonymous Published on 06/14/2006 6764 Reads The Odyssey

Ideals of Ancient Greece Portrayed in the Odyssey

Ideals of Ancient Greece Portrayed in the Odyssey One of the traits the Greeks held in high esteem was intelligence. For examp...

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Anonymous Published on 07/02/2006 5922 Reads The Odyssey

Lessons of Life from The Odyssey

Lessons of Life from The Odyssey In The Odyssey by Homer there are many important themes that are also reflected in many movies...

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Anonymous Published on 08/05/2006 10076 Reads The Odyssey

Complete Book Summary of The Odyssey

Complete Book Summary of The Odyssey Book I : A Goddess Intervenes - The first book tells the reader of the imprisonment of ...

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Anonymous Published on 08/10/2006 10326 Reads The Odyssey

Characterization of Eumaeus: Books 14 and 16 of The Odyssey

Characterization of Eumaeus: Books 14 and 16 of The Odyssey Eumaeus is a swine heard a servant to Odysseus, Eumaeus is from ...

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Anonymous Published on 08/12/2006 5699 Reads The Odyssey

Analysis of Telémakhos in the Odyssey

Analysis of Telémakhos in the Odyssey In his translation of The Odyssey, Robert Fitzgerald portrays Telémakhos as a rational, s...

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Anonymous Published on 08/25/2006 3625 Reads The Odyssey

Following Individuality in the Odyssey

Following Individuality in the Odyssey Following in somebody’s footsteps is always a hard task to take. Whether it is following...

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Anonymous Published on 11/17/2006 3852 Reads The Odyssey