Odyssey Essay | Analysis and Imagery in "The Odyssey"

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Analysis and Imagery in "The Odyssey"

Summary: Analysis of a passage from Homer's "The Odyssey' in which suitors are scared off.
The wild animal observes its' pray silently. It comes up with a strategy to attack, and sprints out surprising the little animal. The prey runs with nowhere to run and nowhere to hide from its inevitable death. When the predator reaches its prey, it sinks its nails in to the preys' skin, letting the pain spread through the whole body. This short story describes the way Odysseus has been observing the suitors for a while and coming up with a plan to attack the men who have been destroying his home for twenty years. The way Odysseus `sinks its nails in to the prey' skin', is the exact way he starts his payback in Book XXII, lines 1-62, and it's just the beginning of the revenge. The writer, Homer and the translator Robert Fitzgerald, of The Odyssey, presented Odysseus as a very strong and...

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