The "Odyssey" and Greek Society Analytical Essay by Write Fine

The "Odyssey" and Greek Society
An analysis of how Homer's "Odyssey" reflects the spirit of ancient Greek society.
# 112364 | 1,507 words | 1 source | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 22, 2009 in Literature (Greek and Roman)

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The paper shows how Odysseus, the main protagonist in Homer's "Odyssey", symbolizes the true Greek hero and elite citizen. The paper specifically demonstrates how the many and varied behavioral codes portrayed in the "Odyssey" primarily reflect the values established in Greek society during and after the "Dark Age" and before the rise of political systems based on Greek citizenship.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Connolly, Peter. The Ancient Greece of Odysseus. UK: Oxford University Press, 2003.

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