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The Iliad
The Iliad
by Homer

The Iliad Assignments & Activities

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Objective: Students will strengthen their recall abilities of characters' names and qualities in the Iliad, learn how the literary device of epithet is used, and the importance of the device for early epic poetry. ...
Objective: Students will learn to define, recognize, and analyze an epic simile, and to differentiate it from other forms of figurative language. They will also analyze the context and role of the epic simile in the Iliad...