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Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad

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Jonathan L. Ready offers the first comprehensive examination of Homer's similes in the Iliad as arenas of heroic competition. This study concentrates primarily on similes spoken by Homeric characters. The first to offer a sustained exploration of such similes, Ready shows how characters are made to contest through and over simile not only with one another but also with the narrator. Ready investigates the narrator's similes as well. He demonstrates that Homer amplifies the feat of a successful warrior by providing a ...

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Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad
2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107687332

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Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad
2011, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521190640

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