Homer's "The Iliad" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Homer's "The Iliad"
An analysis of the universal and eternal themes found in Homer's epic poem, "The Iliad".
# 124712 | 2,000 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Greek and Roman) , Literature (Poetry)


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This research paper covers a number of the universal and eternal themes found in Homer's epic poem, "The Iliad". The focus of the analysis is the value of the Greeks related to a number of themes as expressed in the character of Achilles, other mortals, and the gods in the work.

From the Paper:

"Homer's "Iliad" is the epic poem that recounts a period of a few weeks in the final year of the decade-long battle of the Greeks against the Trojans, the Trojan War. "The Iliad" is designed as a history of the war, but also to demonstrate values considered noble by the Greeks, such as that of the glory achieved by victory in battle and triumphant homecoming. Achilles, the protagonist of the poem, achieves victory in battle, but he will not return home. Throughout the poem..."

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