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HOMER VS PETERSON!!! ROUND TWO! (CONCLUSION)

(Please read my other posts before this one, and If printing this, please include my seperate page “Bibliography”, and scroll down to load all my posts before printing too) And there back up! Yes folks that’s right! Two time winner … Continue reading

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“Recognition of limitations of sources of evidence”

I’ve written too much to be any more creative then that, So there you go ‘o’ majestic reader of the internet! If the title didn’t explain itself, READ IT AGAIN. But yes, this post is where I must recognize the … Continue reading

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Cultural Expectations and stuff like that!!!

Hmm yes, very formal, err-hem yes where was I… Ah that’s it! Cultural Expectations in the Iliad and Troy. In the texts Troy and the Iliad, there were certain standards that each character was expected to live accordingly to. These … Continue reading

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Influences and Reasoning

(Yes, That is quite a boring title as far as I go isn’t it :O ) Troy was indeed heavily influenced by the Iliad, but It is also very different. As I have explained in my second post, the target … Continue reading

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So you’ve heard of him?

Hector of course, is my next target of analysis. I’ve already discussed themes that are portrayed through Hector, but again I feel the need to speak of him as a character all the same. Hector is known in both texts … Continue reading

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Homer vs Peterson Round 1!

And in the left corner, we have the mysterious poet, writer of epics, we have none other than Homer himself! Annnd in the right corner, we have Hollywood film director and nominee for multiple academy awards, it is Wolfgang—– Peterson!!!!! … Continue reading

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Achilles

So I’ve talked a bit about Achilles and what he’s done, but I haven’t strictly analysed him as a character in each text yet. There are many key things to note when exploring the two different Achilles, but the main … Continue reading

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