The Odyssey

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Oikos
Everything a man owns
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Xenia
Guest friendship
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The patron of xenia
Zeus
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Hubris
Insolence, overconfidence, arrogance
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Nostos
Greek homecoming
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Metis
Cleverness, wisdom, skill
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Kleos
Immortal fame or glory
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Aidos
Sense of what is right or wrong
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Themis
Having regard for law and customs
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Athemis
Having no regard for law and customs
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Pathos
Feeing sympathy, sorrow, pity for the characters suffering
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Kudos
Honour, Glory, reputation
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Ekphrasis
Detailed description. Designed to make audience envision
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Epithet
Description or tag added to name
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Extended simile
Long simile around 4-6 lines
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Hyperbole
Extravagant exaggeration
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Characterisation
Method of conveying information about a character
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Card 2

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Guest friendship

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Xenia

Card 3

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Zeus

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Card 4

Front

Insolence, overconfidence, arrogance

Back

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Card 5

Front

Greek homecoming

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