Literary Devices In The Odyssey

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Provide significant details about the author (120-1): Homer was probably from the Western Asia Minor, he might have been a rhapsody who performed for an audience.

Style5 conventions (121) - Stock epithet- a way an author describes someone or something with a phrase or word

Philosophies (Women)- He made most of his goddesses in his epics more powerful than the gods often. This might mean that he might have had more respect for women, therefore he made them more mighty in his epics.

Criticism- Not much is known about Homer, so skeptics often doubted his work. Some think that Homer might not have fully wrote his stories or relayed them correctly. Homer was also said to be blind which might have impaired him from writing or checking to if
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