Study Guide to The Odyssey by Homer

Study Guide to The Odyssey by Homer

As an epic poem of ancient Greece, it is the second oldest surviving work in Western literature. Moreover, this work has achieved a title as a Western classic.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645422297

Category: Study Aids

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Homer’s The Odyssey, possibly the most famous epic poems in history. As an epic poem of ancient Greece, it is the second oldest surviving work in Western literature. Moreover, this work has achieved a title as a Western classic. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Homer’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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Homer s Odyssey

Homer s Odyssey

The works of Homer were considered by the Ancient Greeks to be the cornerstone of their culture and Homer's poetry remains an important foundation for modern literature.

Author: T. Kenney

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ISBN: 1549981560

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The works of Homer were considered by the Ancient Greeks to be the cornerstone of their culture and Homer's poetry remains an important foundation for modern literature. Homer's epic poem the Odyssey possesses a unique composition, and the exciting tales of gods and heroes that it contains form an excellent starting point for the exploration of the ancient world and classical civilisation.This study guide is also suitable for those interested in reading Homer's Odyssey for the enjoyment of the epic. After all, the Odyssey is a work of genius, and one of the world's great achievements.This study guide has been organised in such a way so as to help an A Level student of Classical Civilisation more easily understand the Odyssey and also to correspond to the major topic areas identified by the major UK examination boards.The study guide will help you to explore;*All Twenty Four Books of the Odyssey*The ways in which Homer shaped language and the techniques used in the poem*Characterisation*The role of the hero*Xenia*Disguise and Recognition*The importance of storytelling*The role of the Gods and the supernatural in the Odyssey*The role of women, slaves and family in the Odyssey*The theme of Nostos
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A Study Guide for Homer s Odyssey

A Study Guide for Homer s Odyssey

Gale, Cengage Learning. so ano and | A Study Guide for Homer's "Odyssey"
Epics for Students, Second Edition, Volume 2 Project Editor: Sara. Front Cover.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410335098

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 15

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A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky s Odysseus to Telemachus

A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky s  Odysseus to Telemachus

This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410354297

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 25

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A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky's "Odysseus to Telemachus," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
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A study guide for Alexander Pope s The Rape of the Lock

A study guide for Alexander Pope s  The Rape of the Lock

This is an allusion to Homer's Odyssey, in which Odysseus gets a bag of winds
from Aeolus, the god of wind, in order to propel his ship. In a vial, Spleen places
fainting fears, sorrows, griefs, and flowing tears. The gnome rejoices and his
black ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410319661

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 15

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A study guide for Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
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A Study Guide for Edgar Allan Poe s The Raven

A Study Guide for Edgar Allan Poe   s    The Raven

Poe does not spell out exactly what the narrator of “The Raven” is doing before
he is interrupted by the bird, but he gives ... Similarly, in Homer's Odyssey, the
witch Circe instructs Odysseus on how to summon the shade of the prophet
Tiresias, ...

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781535867610

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Information Literacy Course Handbook for Distance and In class Learners

Information Literacy Course Handbook for Distance and In class Learners

-aff eBay.com Study Guide for Homer's Odyssey . updated 31 January 2002. By
Robin Mitchell - Boyask , Temple University . These materials are intended ... The
Odyssey www.temple.edu/classics/odysseyho.html - 35k - Cached - Similar ...

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ISBN: PSU:000058575857

Category: Information literacy

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American Classical Review

American Classical Review

Davenport, Pennant Key-Indexed Study Guide to Homer's Iliad (Litt) $1.00.
Davenport, Pennant Key-Indexed Study Guide to Homer's Odyssey (Litt) $1.00.
Finley, The World of Odysseus (Vik) $1.95. Foerster, Homer in English Criticism:
The ...

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ISBN: UCSC:32106020270101

Category: Classical philology

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Homer s Odyssey

Homer s Odyssey

Plot synopsis of this classic is made meaningful with analysis and quotes by noted literary critics, summaries of the work's main themes and characters, a sketch of the author's life and times, a bibliography, suggested test questions, and ...

Author: David Sider

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ISBN: LCCN:66028641

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Page: 119

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Plot synopsis of this classic is made meaningful with analysis and quotes by noted literary critics, summaries of the work's main themes and characters, a sketch of the author's life and times, a bibliography, suggested test questions, and ideas for essays and term papers.
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Homer s Odyssey Book IX with a Commentary by John E B Mayor

Homer s Odyssey  Book IX  with a Commentary by John E  B  Mayor

Homer. Huxley . - PHYSIOGRAPHY . An Introduction to the Study of Nature . By
Professor HUXLEY , P.R.S. With numerous ... Works by MILLICENT GARRETT
FAWCETT :POLITICAL ECONOMY FOR BEGINNERS , WITH QUESTIONS .

Author: Homer

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ISBN: CHI:45000035

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Page: 66

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A Guide to the Study of English Coins

A Guide to the Study of English Coins

From the Conquest to the Present Time Henry William Henfrey Charles Francis
Keary. 01 35. 60 . ... Homer's Odyssey , with the POTTERY AND PORCELAIN ,
Battle of Frogs and Mice , Hymns , and other Objects of Vertu . Com& c . , by other
 ...

Author: Henry William Henfrey

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ISBN: UCAL:B5604093

Category: Coins, English

Page: 325

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Homer s Odyssey book ix with a comm by J E B Mayor

Homer s Odyssey  book ix  with a comm  by J E B  Mayor

An Introduction to the Study of Nature . ... Works by HENRY TANNER , F . C . S . ,
M . R . A . C . , Examiner in the Principles of Agriculture under the Government
Department of Science ... GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY .

Author: Homerus

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ISBN: OXFORD:590499386

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Homer s Odyssey

Homer s Odyssey

GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY . By Dr . LUIGI Cossa ,
Professor in the University of Pavia . Translated from the Second Italian Edition .
With a Preface by W . STANLEY JEVONS , F . R . S . Crown 8vo . 45 . 6d . Fawcett
( Mrs ...

Author: Homer

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN6JVN

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Review Notes and Study Guide to Homer s Iliad

Review Notes and Study Guide to Homer s Iliad

During the last part of the nineteenth century and early part of the twentieth
century , the prevailing opinion among Homeric scholars was that there was no
such person as Homer . It was believed that the Iliad and the Odyssey
represented a ...

Author: David Sider

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105002418056

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Page: 108

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Homer s Odyssey

Homer s Odyssey

Author: Conny E. Nelson

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106014586090

Category: Epic poetry, Greek

Page: 199

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Categories: Epic poetry, Greek