Terms in this set (41)
Superhuman strenth, crafitness , and confidence
Emobodies ideas and values that a culture conciders admirable
Emerges victorius from perilous situations
A long journey full of strange creatures, large scale events, divine intervention, and bad weather
Fantastic and exotic lands and has more than one nation
Characters, situations, and images that recognize times and cultures
Example of archetype
Sea monster, buried treasure, epic hero
Concerns of courage, loyalty, fate of a nation, beautify, and life & death
A comparison of two unlike things using the word like or as.
A short descriptive phrase to characterize a particular person or thing.
A person that uses epithet
Reference to a famous person, place or event.
a story that can have literal and symbolic meaning
Repetition of vowel sounds within nonrythming words
Example of assonance
The sound u: usual
Repetition of constant sounds within and at the end of words, as in "lonely afternoon". It's unlike rhyme in the vowel sounds preceding or following the repeated constant sounds differ.
example of consonance
Lonely afternoon. The n in both words
The stories of Iliad and Odyssey
Death of Hector, Paris's Brother
The ending of the story Lliad
The sun god
The ruler of the Greek gods and Goddesses
The God of invention
A sea Godess
A Godess and enchantress
A race of one eyed Giants
The God of music, poetry, prophecy, and Medicine
The God of the seas, earthquakes, and horses
The guardian of the winds
The wife of Hades
A blind prophet whose spirit Odysseus visits in the underworld
Creatures that are part woman part bird. When they sing it lures sailors to there death
The godess or war, wisdom, and cleverness: Godess of crafts
Paris kidnapped the beautiful Helen
Gods and goddesses live there
A traditional story concerning some superhuman being or unlikely event that was once likely to be true.
A story that is based off real historical truth
Example of allusion
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