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He drove forward with a yell: anger in medicine and Homer
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    The use of the Homeric epics to imagine a move from martial to pastoral metaphors

    The use of the Homeric epics to imagine a move from martial to pastoral metaphors is a fascinating project. While the utility of this reading in no way depends on the intentions of the original composers of the epics, there seem to be compelling arguments to suggest that these poets would not have agreed with it.

    Any thematic changes between the Iliad and the Odyssey are not conscious changes by a single poet....

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