• Point Of View Reader Story Odyssey
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    A Comparative Study Of The Point Of View In The Epic Poem And In The Play As Used By Homer And So pho The two works, The Odyssey and Oedipus Rex both exhibit different styles of writing; the first being an epic poem and the second being a tragic play. These styles are evidently both rather different, however they both seem to be rather effective as those works have withstood the ravages of time. It is therefore the goal of this paper to examine the styles of each work in turn, in a comparative f...
  • Beowulf A Twist Great Hero
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    A Twist of Fate for the Great Hero Beowulf Fate seems to be an ongoing theme in the works of Boethius and Beowulf. Whether it is a belief of Christian providence or pagan fatalism, the writers of these works are strongly moved by the concept of fate and how it affects the twists and turns of a person? s life. Fate is most often seen as the course of events in a person? s life that leads them to inevitable death at some time or another. Throughout the poem Beowulf, the characters are haunted by f...