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of relating to or characteristic of an epic or epics, long or monumental
a character in an epic poem who is noble and brave and is affected by great events or admired for his achievements
process in which the author reveals a character's personality
main idea or underlying meaning of a text
a thing that represents or stands for something else
uses words or expressions that are not a literal interpretation, means something else
visual, descriptive, or figurative language
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid (e.g., as brave as a lion, crazy like a fox ).
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
""I had fallen through a trapdoor of depression,"
a warning or indication of a future event
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristic of the person or thing mentioned.
the epic hero of the Odyssey; protagonist; fought among the Greek heroes at Troy and struggles to get home; the king of Ithaca
giant also known as the cyclops
God of the Sea
a fake name for Odysseus
Daughter of Zeus and Goddess of Wisdom
a blind prophet of Apollo in Thebes
Main god trying to get with Odysseus' wife
dog of Odysseus
swineherd and friend and friend; son of Ktesios
Cyclops Real Name
concept of hospitality; generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from home
excessive pride or self confidence
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