Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey" Analytical Essay by Calwriter

Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey"
Examines the art of storytelling and the role of women in these two works by ancient Greek poet, Homer.
# 54795 | 2,612 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 | US


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The poetic verses of Homer as found in his "Iliad" and "Odyssey" were handed down through the generations via the oral tradition, being the transmission of traditions from the past in the form of storytelling, which is closely related to the poetic style of oral presentation. This paper examines the form of poetry in both of Homer's works. In addition, it looks at the role of women in both plays and shows their importance in the overall structure and plot of the tales.

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