Odyssey Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Literary Devices in The Odyssey.
This section contains 1,523 words
(approx. 6 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Literary Devices in The Odyssey

Literary Devices in The Odyssey

Summary: In books XIX and XX of The Odyssey, Homer's use of literary devices help readers to understand that with a dream, patience, and a little luck, hopes will come true. Homer applied organization, structure, patterns, and language that enhance, illuminate, and embellish the text.
Literature has variety because authors make choices as to how they will present their stories to their readers. Methods vary, but the effect is the same: readers end up with a carefully constructed and ordered narrative. This is especially true in Homer's Odyssey. In books XIX and XX of The Odyssey, Homer; the author uses literary devices to help readers understand that with a dream, patience, and a little luck, hopes will come true. Homer is trying to show that in life if a person have a goal, or dream, with a little luck, just wait for it and be patient, and that person will achieve it. Using this theory Homer uses organization, structure, patterns, language, imagery and literary devices to reveal the purpose and meaning of the passage.

The organization of books XIX and XX are thoroughly arranged as the author helps the reader...

(read more)

This section contains 1,523 words
(approx. 6 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Literary Devices in The Odyssey
Copyrights
BookRags
Literary Devices in The Odyssey from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.