The Use Of Literary Devices In Homer's The Odyssey

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“Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns … driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.” This is one of the most recognizable quotes from literature seen today. But what has made The Odyssey so prevalent in modern times? There are several aspects to The Odyssey that make it a timeless classic. From its usage of literary devices, to themes relevant to society today, The Odyssey is a story that a reader can relate to, even more than two thousand years after it has first been told. No matter how old the story gets, its content, themes, and morals prevent it from becoming antiquated or irrelevant.

Not only are literary devices abundant in Homer’s The Odyssey, they are essential to the
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