Jim Luecht's Analysis

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Jim Luecht’s does a good job of using the descriptive style of writing to express the relationship between the poet and the goddess. He describes the relationship as being instrumental in capturing the emotions of the gods, but not necessarily how the gods behave. The statement, “Homer may, therefore, be less concerned with historical accuracy than with divine inspiration”, contradicts the statement, “who better to give him a vision of emotions and events to which he was not a direct participant than Calliope and the other muses, who have your homes on Olympos.” The latter of the statements implies Homer seeks accuracy in recalling the occasion, which was the reasoning for invocation. However, both accounts are of equal importance for Homer
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