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Literature: Odyssey Characters
Achilles
Aegisthus
Agamemnon
Antinuous
Greek war hero who was dipped in the river Styx as a child, m…
Clytemnestra's lover who helped her kill Agamemnon. Killed by…
Menelaus' brother, son of Atreus. Commanded the united Greek…
The nastiest suitor.
Achilles
Greek war hero who was dipped in the river Styx as a child, m…
Aegisthus
Clytemnestra's lover who helped her kill Agamemnon. Killed by…
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Literature: Odyssey Characters
Alcinous
Odysseus
Calypso
Circe
king of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
king of Ithaca
sea goddess who "loved" Odysseus
enchantress who helped Odysseus
Alcinous
king of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
Odysseus
king of Ithaca
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Literature - odyssey characters
King and leader of greek forces during…
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Rudest of Penelope's suitors
Odysseus' loyal swineherd
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Antinous
Eumaeus
King and leader of greek forces during…
Agamemnon
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Alcinous
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Literature odyssey characters
King and leader of greek forces during…
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Rudest of Penelope's suitors
Odysseus' loyal swineherd
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Antinous
Eumaeus
King and leader of greek forces during…
Agamemnon
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Alcinous
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Odyssey Characters and Literature Terms
Homer
Muse
Zeus
Calypso
Author
Inspiration, daughter of Zeus
King of gods
Immortal woman who kept Odysseus imprisoned on her island for…
Homer
Author
Muse
Inspiration, daughter of Zeus
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World literature exam: the odyssey
T or F: nostos is an obvious theme of…
T or F: the primary importance of Xeni…
T or F: violating Xenia is an offense…
Homer is called the ______ of the anci…
True
True
True
Shakespeare
T or F: nostos is an obvious theme of…
True
T or F: the primary importance of Xeni…
True
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world lit odyssey characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Struggles to return to his ki…
Son of King Odysseus. He is a natural obstacle to the suitors…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Homer portrays her…
Daughter of Zeus and goddess of wisdom, purposeful battle, an…
Odysseus
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Struggles to return to his ki…
Telemachus
Son of King Odysseus. He is a natural obstacle to the suitors…
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Literature Homer's The Odyssey Characters
Athene
Kalypso
Telemachos
Mentes
The goddess of wisdom; Loves Odysseus
A minor goddess detaining Odysseus
Odyssey's son in Ithaka
Odysseus' friend whom Athene took the form of
Athene
The goddess of wisdom; Loves Odysseus
Kalypso
A minor goddess detaining Odysseus
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HBCS 9th Literature Odyssey Characters
circe
calypso
scylla
penelope
turned odysseus men into swine
kept odysseus captive for 7 years
took 6 of odysseus men
odysseus faithful wife
circe
turned odysseus men into swine
calypso
kept odysseus captive for 7 years
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World Literature - The Odyssey
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
The principal thematic significance of…
T/F: Circe turns most of Odysseus's cr…
T/F: Telemachus repeatedly syas of his…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
F: Circe turns a number of Odysseus's crew into pigs.
True
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
The principal thematic significance of…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
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World Literature - The Odyssey
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
The principal thematic significance of…
T/F: Circe turns most of Odysseus's cr…
T/F: Telemachus repeatedly syas of his…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
F: Circe turns a number of Odysseus's crew into pigs.
True
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
The principal thematic significance of…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
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World Literature - The Odyssey
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
The principal thematic significance of…
T/F: Circe turns most of Odysseus's cr…
T/F: Telemachus repeatedly syas of his…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
F: Circe turns a number of Odysseus's crew into pigs.
True
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
The principal thematic significance of…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
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World Literature - The Odyssey
What is the prequel to The Odyssey?
How long does it take Odysseus to retu…
What does the Illiad focus on?
How were both The Odyssey and The Illi…
The Illiad
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The days toward the end of the Trojan War
Orally
What is the prequel to The Odyssey?
The Illiad
How long does it take Odysseus to retu…
19 years
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World Literature - The Odyssey
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
The principal thematic significance of…
T/F: Circe turns most of Odysseus's cr…
T/F: Telemachus repeatedly syas of his…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
F: Circe turns a number of Odysseus's crew into pigs.
True
The prinicpal thematic significance of…
odysseus goes to troy a decent man but becomes corrupted by w…
The principal thematic significance of…
Calypso's offer; at first seems to go against Achilles' advic…
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The Odyssey World Literature
In book IV, who drops a pain-forgettin…
During the Trojan War, which Greek sol…
Inside the Trojan Horse, which Greek s…
In Book IV, under what type of animal…
Helen
Odysseus
Odysseus covered Anticlus' mouth
Seal
In book IV, who drops a pain-forgettin…
Helen
During the Trojan War, which Greek sol…
Odysseus
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World Literature Odyssey Vocab
cunning
ambrosia
odious
impervious
having or showing skills in one ends by desire or evasion
something very pleasing to taste or smell
extremely unpleasant, repulsive
not allowing fluid to pass through
cunning
having or showing skills in one ends by desire or evasion
ambrosia
something very pleasing to taste or smell
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2016 Literature Final- Odyssey Characters
Aeolus
Agamemnon
Calypso
Circe
the wind king, gives Odysseus a bag of winds to return home i…
former king of Mycenae, brother of Menelaus, commander of Ach…
beautiful nymph, falls in love with Odysseus, holds him priso…
witch-goddess, transforms Odysseus's crew into swine, Odysseu…
Aeolus
the wind king, gives Odysseus a bag of winds to return home i…
Agamemnon
former king of Mycenae, brother of Menelaus, commander of Ach…
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elements of the epic {the Odyssey} (world literature)
Epic hero: ... - central character of epi…
Quest: valorous deed ... - epic hero must…
Test: initiation (first test, other te…
Divine Intervention: guide teacher ... -…
king, related to Hermes
to get home Penelope Telemachus (20 years)
Trojon war (horse) sirens, seylla + chorylois ... (cyclops, Circ…
Athena Hermes a Eobos harm: Poseidon
Epic hero: ... - central character of epi…
king, related to Hermes
Quest: valorous deed ... - epic hero must…
to get home Penelope Telemachus (20 years)
WORLD LITERATURE ODYSSEY #1-22
acclaim
archaic
ardor
artful
praise, approval; to salute; to hail
antiqued, old, out of use
warmth or heat of emotion; extreme force, vigor, or energy
skillful, clever, tricky
acclaim
praise, approval; to salute; to hail
archaic
antiqued, old, out of use
The Odyssey Characters, Groups, Places, and Epic Literature Vocabulary
Achaeans
Aeolus
Achilles
Agamemnon
A collective name for the Greeks.
God of the winds who lives on the island of Aeolia.
Almost invulnerable hero of The Iliad who is considered to be…
King of Argos, leader of the Achaean forces that sacked Troy.
Achaeans
A collective name for the Greeks.
Aeolus
God of the winds who lives on the island of Aeolia.
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Language/ Literature 1 Exam 1 Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Poseidon
main character, traveling back to Ithaca
Odysseus's wife
Odysseus's son
god of the sea, steers odysseus off course
Odysseus
main character, traveling back to Ithaca
Penelope
Odysseus's wife
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world literature test: Iliad and Odyssey
According to the course syllabus, whic…
According to the discussion of "Commun…
The syllabus discusses the "Grace Grad…
According to the Course Document "Intr…
the work for the course follows a day to day schedule with re…
Communication to the professor of the course must be through…
A percentage grade of 100 (an "A" grade), assigned to each st…
it can teach lessons in philosophy while appearing to read li…
According to the course syllabus, whic…
the work for the course follows a day to day schedule with re…
According to the discussion of "Commun…
Communication to the professor of the course must be through…
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World Lit. 1 Midterm - Odyssey Characters
Aeaea
Aeolia
Aeolus
Agamemnon
home of Circe
home of Aeolus
god of wind; gives Odysseus sack of winds; later condemns him
king of Greece; stabbed by his wife after Trojan War; meets O…
Aeaea
home of Circe
Aeolia
home of Aeolus
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World Literature*: Iliad: Characters
Hermes
Athena
Thetis
Hera
son of Zeus who guides souls to the Underworld
Zeus' daughter; a warrior goddess, goddess of wisdom
sea goddess; wife of the warrior, Peleus, and divine mother o…
jealous wife and sister of Zeus
Hermes
son of Zeus who guides souls to the Underworld
Athena
Zeus' daughter; a warrior goddess, goddess of wisdom
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World Literature : The Odyssey Test Review part 1
Define Epic
Define Myth
Define Invocation to the Muse
Who is Alcinous
a long narrative poem in dignified style presenting character…
story that uses super natural or heroic entities to explain a…
...
King of Phacia, helps Odysseus return home, suitor
Define Epic
a long narrative poem in dignified style presenting character…
Define Myth
story that uses super natural or heroic entities to explain a…
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World Literature : The Odyssey Test Review part 1
Define Epic
Define Myth
Define Invocation to the Muse
Who is Alcinous
a long narrative poem in dignified style presenting character…
story that uses super natural or heroic entities to explain a…
...
King of Phacia, helps Odysseus return home, suitor
Define Epic
a long narrative poem in dignified style presenting character…
Define Myth
story that uses super natural or heroic entities to explain a…
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World Literature Final Characters
Gregor Samsa
Grete Samsa
The Charwoman
Captain Liddel Hart
A traveling salesman and the protagonist of the story. Turned…
Metamorphosis. Gregor's sister. Young woman on the cusp of ad…
An elderly widow and the Sansa's cleaning lady. She is a blun…
Historian that was wrong when speaking about why British didn…
Gregor Samsa
A traveling salesman and the protagonist of the story. Turned…
Grete Samsa
Metamorphosis. Gregor's sister. Young woman on the cusp of ad…
World Literature Characters Notecards
Who was Prospero?
Who was Miranda?
Who was Ariel?
Who was Caliban?
He was the protagonist of the whole play. He is Miranda's fat…
She was the main character. She is Prospero's daughter. Miran…
He was Prospero's main helper/servant. He was rescued by Pros…
He was another one of Prospero's servants. He is the son of t…
Who was Prospero?
He was the protagonist of the whole play. He is Miranda's fat…
Who was Miranda?
She was the main character. She is Prospero's daughter. Miran…
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World Literature Character List
Okonkwo
Amalinze the Cat
Unoka
Nwoye
Protagonist of Things Fall Apart, very good wrestler, has a b…
Wrestler who Okonkwo beat, was undefeated for 7 years prior
Okonkwo's father, lazy, in debt, usually drunk, loves music
Okonkwo's oldest son, is perceived as weak and lazy
Okonkwo
Protagonist of Things Fall Apart, very good wrestler, has a b…
Amalinze the Cat
Wrestler who Okonkwo beat, was undefeated for 7 years prior
World Lit. 1 Midterm - Odyssey Characters
Aeaea
Aeolia
Aeolus
Agamemnon
home of Circe
home of Aeolus
god of wind; gives Odysseus sack of winds; later condemns him
king of Greece; stabbed by his wife after Trojan War; meets O…
Aeaea
home of Circe
Aeolia
home of Aeolus
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World Lit. 1 Midterm - Odyssey Characters
Aeaea
Aeolia
Aeolus
Agamemnon
home of Circe
home of Aeolus
god of wind; gives Odysseus sack of winds; later condemns him
king of Greece; stabbed by his wife after Trojan War; meets O…
Aeaea
home of Circe
Aeolia
home of Aeolus
Notgrass World Literature, Characters and Characterization
Characters
Protagonist
Antagonist
Confidante
the people in the story
the main character in the story
the character who works against the protagonist and provides…
someone to whom a character reveals his thoughts and motives
Characters
the people in the story
Protagonist
the main character in the story
Literature Vocabulary - The Odyssey, Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Portrayed
Destiny
Mutual
Express
Showed (someone or something) in a work of art or literature
Fate
Done, said or felt by each toward the other
Show feelings or emotion
Portrayed
Showed (someone or something) in a work of art or literature
Destiny
Fate
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World Literature Iliad/Odyssey - HindsCC
Illiad
Priam
Tantalus
Helios
Homer's work that deals with the Trojan war
King of Troy during the war
Water and food disappear as soon as this tragic figure reache…
God associates with keeping and adoring sacred cows
Illiad
Homer's work that deals with the Trojan war
Priam
King of Troy during the war
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epic hero comparison {the Odyssey} (world literature)
epic hero
upbringing/ origin
mentor: guide teacher
quest valorous deed
Odysseus
Privileged... king... part good
Athena Hermes and Eobos
To get home Penelope Telemachus (20 years)
epic hero
Odysseus
upbringing/ origin
Privileged... king... part good
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Language and Literature 1 Honors - Final Odyssey Characters and Locations
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Poseidon
the protagonist of the Odyssey. Great strategist and war hero…
Odysseus' wife who remains loyal to him for almost 20 years
Odysseus' son who helps fight the 100 suitors and never reall…
God of the sea, who causes Odysseus problems when Odysseus mo…
Odysseus
the protagonist of the Odyssey. Great strategist and war hero…
Penelope
Odysseus' wife who remains loyal to him for almost 20 years
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World Literature Exam 2 Characters
Nurse (Medea)
Chorus (Medea)
Creon (Medea)
Jason (Medea)
Nurse in Medea
Women of Corinth
King of Corinth
Husband of Medea (Ex-Husband) - Leaves Medea and marries Glau…
Nurse (Medea)
Nurse in Medea
Chorus (Medea)
Women of Corinth
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Abeka - World Literature 10 - Silas Marner characters
Silas Marner
Godfrey Cass
Eppie
Nancy Lammeter
A simple, honest, and kindhearted weaver. After losing faith…
The eldest son of Squire Cass. He is good-natured but selfish…
A girl whom Silas Marner eventually adopts. She is the biolog…
The object of Godfrey's affection and his eventual wife. She…
Silas Marner
A simple, honest, and kindhearted weaver. After losing faith…
Godfrey Cass
The eldest son of Squire Cass. He is good-natured but selfish…
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Abeka - World Literature 10 - Silas Marner Characters
Man who was friends with Silas in Lant…
Was going to marry Silas, but married…
Silas healed her with a potion, people…
Father of Godfrey and Dunstan, had ang…
William Dane
Sarah
Sally Oates
Squire Cass
Man who was friends with Silas in Lant…
William Dane
Was going to marry Silas, but married…
Sarah
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Characters and Vocabulary (Honors World Literature)
Sentry
Teiresias
Antigone
Eurydice
A soldier who keeps guard, one of Creon's men
A blind prophet
Daughter of Oedipus, protagonist of the play
Wife of Creon
Sentry
A soldier who keeps guard, one of Creon's men
Teiresias
A blind prophet
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Gilgamesh characters and vocabulary (world literature)
Gilgamesh
Aruru
Enkidu
Ninsun
king of uruk. the strongest of men and the personification of…
A goddess of creation who fashioned Enkidu from day and her s…
companion & friend of Gilgamesh. hairy-bodied and brawny Enki…
the mother of Gilgamesh, also called the lady wild cow Ninsun…
Gilgamesh
king of uruk. the strongest of men and the personification of…
Aruru
A goddess of creation who fashioned Enkidu from day and her s…
3/7 Literature and Composition I Final Semester One: Odyssey Characters
odysseus
polyphemus
menelaus
penelope
Odyssey based off of his adventures returning home after Troj…
- cyclops that odysseus blinded... - father is poseidon
- ruler of sparta ... - husband of Helen
- wife of odysseus ... - weaves and unweaves cloth... - challenges…
odysseus
Odyssey based off of his adventures returning home after Troj…
polyphemus
- cyclops that odysseus blinded... - father is poseidon
World Literature Characters Fall Final
Polyphemus
Achilles
Argos
Antinous
-The most famous of the Cyclopes one-eyed giants ... -son of Pos…
-Bravest warrior in the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War
-Odysseus's dog
-Son of Eupeithes of Ithaca ... -One of Penelope's suitors... -firs…
Polyphemus
-The most famous of the Cyclopes one-eyed giants ... -son of Pos…
Achilles
-Bravest warrior in the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War
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World Literature Characters Fall Final
Polyphemus
Achilles
Argos
Antinous
-The most famous of the Cyclopes one-eyed giants ... -son of Pos…
-Bravest warrior in the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War
-Odysseus's dog
-Son of Eupeithes of Ithaca ... -One of Penelope's suitors
Polyphemus
-The most famous of the Cyclopes one-eyed giants ... -son of Pos…
Achilles
-Bravest warrior in the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War
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World Literature - Exam - Character Matching
Granny
Master Clyde
Mrs. Smith
Mark Mathabane
Black ... Worked for the Smiths... Marks grandma
White... Mrs. Smith's son... was very mean and judgmental to Marks
white ... nice lady
black... wrote Kaffir Boy and observed the life of a whit eperson
Granny
Black ... Worked for the Smiths... Marks grandma
Master Clyde
White... Mrs. Smith's son... was very mean and judgmental to Marks
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World Literature Characters Fall Final
Polyphemus
Achilles
Argos
Antinous
-The most famous of the Cyclopes one-eyed giants ... -son of Pos…
-Bravest warrior in the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War
-Odysseus's dog
-Son of Eupeithes of Ithaca ... -One of Penelope's suitors
Polyphemus
-The most famous of the Cyclopes one-eyed giants ... -son of Pos…
Achilles
-Bravest warrior in the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War
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Literature and Composition Final Review Semester 1-Odyssey Character Identification
Odysseus
Polyphemus
Menelaus
Penelope
-great king of Ithaca... -hero of odyssey... -Endures a long journe…
-Cyclops and son of Poseidon... -Odysseus blinds him by poking o…
-King of Sparta... -brother of Agamemnon... -husband of Helen
-wife of Odysseus ... -daughter of Icarus... -Mother of Telemachus…
Odysseus
-great king of Ithaca... -hero of odyssey... -Endures a long journe…
Polyphemus
-Cyclops and son of Poseidon... -Odysseus blinds him by poking o…
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World Literature - Maus Vocabulary/Characters/Etc.
Artie Spiegelman
Lucia
Anja
Vladek
The son of a Jewish holocaust survivor. Wants to tell his fat…
Vladek's first serious girlfriend. She becomes obsessed with…
Vladek's love and eventual wife. She is prone to depression a…
A pragmatic Jewish survivor of the holocaust. He is the prima…
Artie Spiegelman
The son of a Jewish holocaust survivor. Wants to tell his fat…
Lucia
Vladek's first serious girlfriend. She becomes obsessed with…
27 terms
World Literature - Medea Characters/Vocabulary/Etc
Medea
Jason
Nurse
Creon
The Daughter of king Aeetes, helped Jason get the Fleece, bec…
The hero who got the golden fleece, he was married to Medea b…
Medea's servant and caretaker of her children.
King of Corinth, father of Jason's new wife. Is afraid of Medea
Medea
The Daughter of king Aeetes, helped Jason get the Fleece, bec…
Jason
The hero who got the golden fleece, he was married to Medea b…
English 3 - Odyssey Characters and Conventions - Thanks to this source: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/o/the-odyssey/character-list
Dactylic Hexameter
Epithet
Epic Simile (or Homeric Simile)
Odysseus
A rhythm in poetry
Adjective or adjective phrase that describes a person or plac…
Comparison with like or as used multiple times
Main character and takes a journey to home
Dactylic Hexameter
A rhythm in poetry
Epithet
Adjective or adjective phrase that describes a person or plac…
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