Essays Tagged: "cyclopes"

Cyclops, An Unusual People

The Cyclopes were unique and unusual mythical people. They had very interesting lives. They had an unusu ... very interesting lives. They had an unusual beginning and they had an unusual lifestyle. Also, the Cyclopes appeared to be completely different when described by opposing viewpoints. Overalll, the Cy ... by opposing viewpoints. Overalll, the Cyclopes were an unconventional race in mythical legends.The Cyclopes had an intriguing origin. They were the eldest sons of Mother Earth, Gaia, and Father Heave ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Odysseus's Challenges

/ everyone calls me Nohbdy'. (pg. 452, 341-342) Odysseus told him this because he knew if the other Cyclopes would come and ask who was with him, they would think that 'Nohbdy' was there. In another e ...

(3 pages) 114 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Odysseus' Strengths and Weaknesses

d to have, but in Odysseus' case he has to much of it. This is clearly evident in theepisode on the Cyclopes' island. When Odysseus and his men are clearly safe away fromthe island Odysseus braggs abo ...

(2 pages) 17884 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The poem "Ithaca" and how allusion is used in it.

ch the reader is assumed to be familiar. In the poem, "Ithaca", the author refers to Lestrygonians, Cyclopes, and the Poseidon. Lestrygonians are cannibals who destroy all of Odysseus' ships except hi ... y to Ithaca,Then pray that the road is long, full of knowledge.Do not fear the Lestrygoniansand the Cyclopes and the angry Poseidon.You will never meet such as these on your path,if your thoughts rema ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Odyssey: Summary with quotes.

n alive.When first setting off from Troy, Odysseus and his men find themselves at the island of the Cyclopes. While seeking shelter, Odysseus and a few of his men find a cave inhabited by a Cyclopes n ... elter, Odysseus and a few of his men find a cave inhabited by a Cyclopes named Polyphemus. When the Cyclopes returns Odysseus gives his name as Nobody. When the men ask for food and shelter, Polyphemu ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

It tells about Odysseus and why he is an epic hero.

obstacles. An example of this would be when Odysseus and his men were trapped in the cave with the Cyclopes. He thought of a plan to get out and made it work. The plan included him attacking the Cycl ... thing is that this pride sometimes gets out of control. An example would be when Odysseus told the Cyclopes his real name after leaving the island. This put him and the men in danger, but of course h ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Odysseus is able to survive due to his amazing personal qualities displayed throughout the Odyssey, by Homer

abled him to survive his adventures.His third stop on his voyage home to Ithaca was the land of the Cyclopes, where Odysseus successfully escaped danger. Odysseus showed guile when creating his escape ...

(2 pages) 68 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of X-MEN

society between man and mutant.The main characters are professor Xavier, Magneto, Wolverine, Storm, Cyclopes, Rogue, Sabretooth, Misteeq, Night crawler, Phoenix, Psylocke and Thunderbird.The genre of ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Odyssey" as didactic literature: lessons taught to Odysseus about the nature of mankind and the way Odysseus changes after his experiences

lity of Polyphemus. His experience teaches him that the world is not the same in all places. On the Cyclopes' island, Odysseus assumes xenia even though he does not know the lay of the land or anythin ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Hidden Journey": Response to the poem "Ithaca" by C.P. Cavafy.

"[his] journey to Ithaca" (line 1). C.P. Cavafy also refers to mythological creatures such as "the Cyclopes and the fierce Poseidon" (line 5), as well as "the Lestrygonians" (line 6) posing as obstac ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Role of Perspective in Classical Greek Literature. Them Vs. Us- "The Odyssey", "The Aeneid and Histories"

haiakians the obstacles of his journey home. Before beginning his tales of the Lotus-eaters and the Cyclopes, Odysseus is described as saying , "So it is that nothing is more sweet in the end than cou ... us," the Greeks.Homer also brings up this theme in "The Odyssey" through Odysseus' narrative on the Cyclopes in which Odysseus examines the geography and land of the Cyclopes and remarks about how the ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Roman Gods

also called Pluto, was the god of the dead. When people would die, they would go to the underworld. Cyclopes made Hades a helmet that could make him invisible. Hades owned the riches of the earth and ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


had it not been for Odysseus' cleverness.In book nine, Odysseus and his men came to the land of the Cyclopes. These are rustic, one-eyed barbarians who neither cultivate crops nor have any type of law ...

(4 pages) 810 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Report Game

ril,Jalil, David,and Senna come upon an island in Ever World. They are greeted by a not-so-friendly Cyclopes giant. The giant grabs up Chris and proceeds to eat him.The story begins with Chris in the ...

(7 pages) 10 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


iblings. The gods were less powerful than the Titans, so Zeus freed the Hundred-handed ones adn the Cyclopes from Tartarus. With their help, the Olympians prevailed. Zues and his two brothers Poseidon ...

(1 pages) 1436 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Analysis Of Odysseus

is curiosity was when he visited the land of the Cyclops. He said that he wanted to go see what the Cyclopes were like because he did not know if they were "wild savages, and lawless, or hospitable an ... nt in when he told Polyphemus that his name was "No Body"� which lead to his escape from the Cyclopes' island (IX, 183). His decision to leave his own boat outside the bay at the Laestrogonian ...

(2 pages) 6426 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Characterization of Odysseus Based on Book Six and Nine

dull-witted giant that his name was ‘Nobody’. Polyphemus started screaming and when other Cyclopes asked what is wrong he kept on roaring, “Nohbdy, Nohbdy’s tricked me, Nohbdy’ ... seems nonsense at first but adds a clever and humorous twist to the necessity of keeping the other Cyclopes from rescuing Polyphemus. Odysseus’s final exposure of his identity to Polyphemus ulti ...

(2 pages) 19 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Events Through The Odyssey

od, Posiedon, had created. Odysseus had been responsible of taking the sight of Poseidon's son, the Cyclopes. Poseidon resented Odysseus for this and now that Odysseus was away from Ogygia and the pro ... th the consequence. The Cyclpes hqd asked Odysseus his name but throughout the entire time that the Cyclopes had imprisoned him, Odysseus did not reveal his name. However, upon escaping the Cyclopes, ...

(13 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature