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The Power of Thetis and Selected Essays

by Laura Slatkin

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Published by Center for Hellenic Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHellenic Studies Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691715M
    ISBN 100674021436
    ISBN 109780674021433

    The Achaeans, sensing defeat, are panicked and despondent. Agamemnon summons a meeting of the armies and tearfully declares the war a failure, stating that Zeus has “entangled me in madness.” He tells the Achaeans that it is time to sail home. Diomedes rises up before the men and criticizes Agamemnon, telling him that he may sail if he wishes, but that he will stay and . Museums, Power, Knowledge brings together new research with a set of essays initially published in diverse contexts, making available for the first time the full range of Bennett’s critical museology. Ranging across natural history, anthropological art, geological and history museums and their precursors in earlier collecting institutions.

    Essay The Epic Of Epic Poetry. leads and functions as commentary and development of solely male roles. While it is true that stories such as The Iliad and The Odyssey do feature male leads and very few, or essentially none in the case of The Iliad, non-static female characters, it should be taken into consideration that this was the desire of the Greek audience for which they were . Throughout the ages, many people feel they have a statement to make, and make this statement through literature. Although at first glance, Homer's "Iliad" may not seem to be a criticism of society, underneath all the violence and deep storylines there is a message dying to get out. In the culture of the Iliad, mortal women are treated as property rather than .

    Anger, Strife, Alienation, and Reconciliation. The main theme of the Iliad is stated in the first line, as Homer asks the Muse to sing of the "wrath of Achilles." This wrath, all its permutations, transformations, influences, and consequences, makes up the themes of the essence, the wrath of Achilles allows Homer to present and develop, within the cultural framework of heroic . Theme 's "The Shield of Achilles" is thematically quite similar to Eliot's "Wasteland" in its depiction of a world devoid of principles and ethics that in its march for success has lost the true meaning of life as echoed in phrases like "an unintelligible multitude", "column by column in a cloud of dust". etc.


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In this book, "The Power of Thetis", even though from the title would have you think that it's just a reinterpretation of the Iliad, Laura M. Slatin goes out of her way to compare and contrast stories of Thetis with stories of Eos; in doing so she weaves in out of the Iliad, the Odyssey, the Aethiopis, and related works to the Trojan cycle.5/5(1).

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Laura Slatkin's influential and widely admired book, here published in a second edition together with six additional essays, explores the superficially minor role of Thetis in the Iliad. Highly charged allusions reverberate through the narrative and establish a constellation of themes that link The Power of Thetis and Selected Essays book poem to other :   The Power of Thetis and Selected Essays by Laura Slatkin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8).

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