Derek Walcott's "The Odyssey" Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Derek Walcott's "The Odyssey"
A look at Derek Walcott's play "The Odysses."
# 143472 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Literature (American) , Drama and Theater (General)


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This paper analyzes various aspects of Derek Walcott's play, "The Odysses." First, the paper focuses on the thematic and political significance of poetry and rhythm in Walcott's work. It then continues by paraphrasing the final four lines of the play, showing how these words are highly significant to the drama's overall meaning.

From the Paper:

"In this presentation, I would like to focus on the thematic and political significance of poetry and rhythm in Walcott's The Odyssey. I would like to begin this presentation at the end of the play...with its final four lines: Let the trees clap their hands, and the surf whisper amen. For a rock, a rock, a rock, a rock-steady woman Let the waves clap their hands and the surf whisper amen."

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