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Death in the Afternoon Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

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Donna Morrissey excerpt from the Extended Metaphor and Simile video.


Figurative language in The Odyssey consists of metaphors , personification , and epic or Homeric similes. Epic or Homeric similes are an elaborate comparison between two unlike objects using like or as. The Odyssey is an epic poem and epic similes in The Odyssey abound. Following are examples of epic similes in The Odyssey. Epic Simile: "I drove my weight on it from above and bored it home like a shipwright bores his beam with a shipwright's drill that men below, whipping the strap back and forth, whirl and the drill keeps twisting, never stopping —So we seized our stake with it fiery tip and bored it round and round in the giant's eye. Commentary: Odysseus gives a descriptive account of how he defeats the Cyclops Polyphemus. Because he is speaking to the Phaecians, a sea-faring people, they would understand the comparison to a shipwright's drill.

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We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. Odysseus is the son of Laertes and is widely respected for his cunning. Odysseus is admired at home for his actions during war and peace. Men are frightened of Odysseus because of his strength shown in war. Men greatly dislike Odysseus simply because he is the son of Laertes. Out to sea again!

What is the effect of the epic simile in lines of the excerpt from the Odyssey, Part 3? Sometimes in farmyards when the cows return well-fed from the pasture to the barn, one sees the pens give way before the calves in tumult, breaking through to cluster about their mothers, bumping together bawling. Ghnk is wrong!!!! I just did the quiz it's c b b the last I'd chied not chided thank you. It is indeed C. To show how thoroughly odysseus men depende on him B. Whom B.

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