Essays Tagged: "Greek Lives"

Oedipus the King

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

On Being Hubristic

is is generally presented in two words: excessive pride. In the literary world and the world of the Greeks, this is also true with one added element. This overblown pride is the very thing that causes ... rom a high place, often taking others down as well. While this theme is commonly present throughout Greek works, many significant examples of hubris are to be found in Homer's epic poem The Odyssey an ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy