logging in or signing up Homer m4 powerpoint Soccergurl32705 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1329 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (4) Dislike it (0) Added: February 26, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 4 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: Sorrow_49 (36 month(s) ago) Awesome! Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Homer: Homer By: Ann DunnWho Was Homer?: Who Was Homer?“Facts” About Homer: “Facts” About Homer Legendary Greek poet Iliad and Odyssey are important pieces of literature Homer’s job was to transfer stories into writingRumors About Homer: Rumors About Homer Was he even a real person? Many Iliad and Odyssey theories Different authors Group of writers Where was Homer from? Reference in Odyssey? Review of the Odyssey : Review of the Odyssey Main Characters: Main Characters Odysseus Penelope Telemachus Athena Poseidon SuitorsPlot: Plot About Odysseus’ journey home from Trojan War Is an extensive story told when he is with Phaeacians Journey took him to “mysterious” lands (past Mediterranean Sea) Homer’s View on Man: Homer’s View on ManRole of Heroes : Role of Heroes Must have special qualities Prove yourself in battle (Only if human male) “Consider themselves a battleground of arbitrary forces and uncanny power” Usually related to gods Role of Gods: Role of Gods All gods are to be respected Athena (female) is favorite daughter of Zeus Hespestus is favorite son of Zeus Ares is least liked sonWomen’s Roles: Women’s Roles Meant for household chores Held to different standards than men Some women break stereotype Helen Nausicaa Penelope Women’s Roles: Women’s Roles Meant for household chores Held to different standards than men Some women break stereotype Helen Nausicaa Penelope Overview of the Iliad: Overview of the IliadMain Characters: Main Characters Hector Aphrodite Agamemnon Odysseus Helen Paris Menelaus Priam AchillesPlot: Plot Mainly about Achilles wrath 10th year of war Achilles gets mad at Agamemnon Hector kills Patroklus Achilles kills Hector Trojan Horse Achilles and Paris dieRole of Fate: Role of Fate Prophecy of Paris Decided that Hector and Achilles would die Fate is unavoidable Homer’s Writing Style: Homer’s Writing StyleHexameter Verse: Hexameter Verse Mainly used Hexameter verse Is standard in Greek and Latin English uses iambic pentameter Powers of a Narrator: Powers of a NarratorChange of Scene: Change of Scene Unlike most stories, Homer’s characters decide scene Homer’s role is behind the scenes Uses character’s knowledge to explain eventsBird’s Eye View: Bird’s Eye View Gives reader ability to see a large group or event Power usually only given to narrator Always starts from general to specificPrivileged Knowledge of Events: Privileged Knowledge of Events Part function of bird’s eye view Cannot be known “strictly natural means” Homodiegetic Narrator Omniscient Narrator More detail than average personInner Vision: Inner Vision Same as gods (even more powerful) Clear mindedness Shallowest = overwhelming emotion Deeper = emotion that is hidden Deepest = characteristic the specific character can’t see Foreknowledge: Foreknowledge Story future = narrator’s past “Plot of Predestination” Mystery and secrecy is key Homer hints ending and synopses story in prelude Foreknowledge II: Foreknowledge II Ending not important – journey to endpoint is crucial Characters kept in ignorance Gods know fate of men Homer shares his knowledge Gods take characteristics of narrator (sometimes)Three Parts to Homer: Three Parts to HomerReader: Reader Enjoys the story plot How Homer transports reader Pleasure of readingHistoric: Historic Greek culture Want to know date of original Homer epics Homer’s stories were based on actual events Mixing of time periodsPhilologist : Philologist Oldest surviving writings Physical part of the books Writing and speech different Writing able to be preserved English and Greek language very differentOther Extra Pictures: Other Extra PicturesExtra Gods Pictures: Extra Gods Pictures You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.