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Odyssey (Supa)

Epic a long epic poem about the adventures of a hero.
Epic Hero a larger than life figure who embodies the ideals of a nation or race.
Epic Simile a long drawn out comparison of two things using like or as.
Epithet brief descriptive phrase that points out traits or characteristics of a person (similar to nickname).
Chorus in early Greek tragedy, the chorus commented on the actions of the characters in the drama.
Muse goddess of poetry.
in medias res in the middle of.
Irony irony is a special kind of contrast between appearance and reality-usually one in which reality is the opposite from what it seems.
Dramatic irony where the reader or viewer knows something that a character does not know.
Verbal irony occur when someone knowingly exaggerates or says one thing and means another.
Situational irony the contrast between what a reader or character expects and what actually exists or happens.
Archetype a universally understood symbol, term, statement, or pattern of behavior, a prototype upon which others are copied, patterned, or emulated.
Allusion an allusion is an indirect reference to another literary work or to a famous person, place, or event.
Created by: SupaDupaGam3r



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