The Odyssey: A Reader’s Guide to the Homer Epic

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - The odyssey is one of the most powerful stories in Western literature. This is the definitive guide to The Odyssey, easy to read, concise, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic. Included in this guide: a historical look at the book's origins, a look at its context in Ancient Greece, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, its literary elements, and suggestions for essays.

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CliffsNotes on Homer's The Odyssey Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

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Cliffs Notes #ad - You'll also explore the life and background of the epic, Homer, and gain insight into the Homeric Question. This epic poem unfurls the story of Odysseus' triumph over Troy and arduous journey home to reclaim his kingdom. Other features that help you study includecharacter analyses of major playersa character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersCritical essays on the literary devices and major symbols of The OdysseyA review section that tests your knowledgeA Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sitesClassic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

At 2, 500 years old, it is one of the finest books ever written; as poetry, it sets the standard for comparison; and it serves as one of the foundations of the Western world's cultural heritage. This study guide carries you along on Odysseus' journey by providing summaries and critical analyses of each book.

CliffsNotes on Homer's The Odyssey Cliffsnotes Literature Guides #ad - The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In cliffsnotes on the Odyssey, you follow along on Homer's grand adventure. The original cliffsnotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, characters, literary devices, plots, and historical background.

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The Odyssey SparkNotes Literature Guide SparkNotes Literature Guide Series

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SparkNotes #ad - It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, motifs and symbols, a review quiz, explanations of key themes, and essay topics. It is suitable for late-night studying and paper writing. When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this book offers students what they need to succeed.

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The Odyssey

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Penguin Classics #ad - Renowned classicist bernard knox's superb introduction and textual commentary provide insightful background information for the general reader and scholar alike, intensifying the strength of Fagles's translation. This is an odyssey to delight both the classicist and the general reader, to captivate a new generation of Homer's students.

Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. This penguin classics Deluxe Edition features French flaps and deckle-edged paper. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

The great epic of western literature, winner of the pen/ralph manheim medal for translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert FaglesA Penguin Classic   Robert Fagles, presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning modern-verse translation.

The Odyssey #ad - . The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles. In the myths and legends  retold here, contemporary idiom, and given us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery.

Odysseus' reliance on his wit and wiliness for survival in his encounters with divine and natural forces during his ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War is at once a timeless human story and an individual test of moral endurance. Sing to me of the man, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, Muse, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.

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Homer's The Odyssey Barron's Book Notes

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Barron's Educational Series #ad - The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles. Plot synopsis of this classic is made meaningful with analysis and quotes by noted literary critics, a bibliography, suggested test questions, summaries of the work's main themes and characters, a sketch of the author's life and times, and ideas for essays and term papers.

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Homer's Odyssey: A Commentary bases on the English Translation of Richmond Lattimore

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Bristol Classical Press #ad - It also illuminates epic style, the structure of work, Homer's methods of composition, and his characterization. Used book in Good Condition. Peter jones provides a line-by-line commentary on Homer's Odyssey that explains the factual details, mythological allusions, and Homeric conventions that a student or general reader could not be expected to bring to an initial encounter with the Odyssey.

Each volume in the series includes the following: an introduction to the author and his work, with reference to scholarly views; a commentary providing explanation of detail, historical background, and a discussion of difficult or key passages; and periodic summaries of situation or content. The commentaries accompany readily available translations, and the series should be of value to students of classical civilization studies, and history, for GCSE and A Level and at university.

Homer's Odyssey: A Commentary bases on the English Translation of Richmond Lattimore #ad - The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles. The introduction describes the features of oral poetry and looks at the history of the text of the Odyssey. The commentary based on richard Lattimore's translation, since it is both widely read and technically accurate, but it will be equally relevant to other translations.

This series of companions is designed for readers who approach the authors of the ancient world with little or no knowledge of Latin or Greek, or of the classical world.

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The Odyssey: An Instructional Guide for Literature - Novel Study Guide for High School Literature with Close Reading and Writing Activities Great Works Classroom Resource

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Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy. Package Quantity: 1. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend. Written to support the common Core, this instructional guide is the perfect tool to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature.

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The Odyssey

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A new york times notable book of 2018 "wilson’s language is fresh, unpretentious and lean…It is rare to find a translation that is at once so effortlessly easy to read and so rigorously considered. Madeline miller, hospitality, author of circecomposed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, and the yearning for home.

This fresh, authoritative translation captures the beauty of this ancient poem as well as the drama of its narrative. Used book in Good Condition. Its characters are unforgettable, none more so than the “complicated” hero himself, a man of many disguises, and many moods, many tricks, who emerges in this version as a more fully rounded human being than ever before.

The Odyssey #ad - Written in iambic pentameter verse and a vivid, contemporary idiom, the poem sails along at Homer’s swift, Emily Wilson’s Odyssey sings with a voice that echoes Homer’s music; matching the number of lines in the Greek original, smooth pace. A fascinating, the controversies about its origins, informative introduction explores the Bronze Age milieu that produced the epic, the poem’s major themes, and the unparalleled scope of its impact and influence.

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A Guide to The Odyssey: A Commentary on the English Translation of Robert Fitzgerald

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Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy. For those of us who know and love the incomparable Odyssey of Homer and there are many, Dr. Package Quantity: 1. Hexter has created a valuable, detailed analysis, taking into account many of Homer's most fascinating subtleties.

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Fahrenheit 451

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Odyssey

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Explore a mythical world and encourage students to analyze various story elements through the fun,. Hackett. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy. His carefully honed syntax gives the narrative energy and a whirlwind pace. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend.

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