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"Odyssey Book 11"
An analysis of a stanza from Homer's "Odyssey", Book 11.
# 127266 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Greek and Roman)


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This paper discusses a stanza from Homer's "Odyssey", Book 11, identifying the meter and talking about the symbolism and other features of the stanza.

From the Paper:

"This stanza starts with Odysseus' mother talking to him and explaining her death and then Odysseus relates to Tiresias how he had tried to embrace her but could not hold onto her spirit. What the stanza reveals about Odysseus is that he has strong family ties and both loves and respects his mother. The significance of the encounter within his journey is essentially as a plot device to update the reader on what has happened in his absence, without introducing lengthy additional verbiage. It is..."

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