Favorite passages?

Pat and I recently discussed how much we love the language – how Homer says so much in so few words.

Peter James, in his post from last week, remarked on the language, the subtle recurrences and nuances.

“…the rosy hue of dawn is revisted, the ship is several times “black”(anyone have a reason to offer?), Odysseus is repeatedly greeted “Sonof Laertes, in the line of Zeus…”
(read peter’s post)

Sharon Edry also remarked on the beauty of this “marvelous transation” and says she has been reading it out loud (read Sharon’s post).

So, the question for the week: what are some of your favorite passages?

– Phil and Pat

06. June 2005 by readingodysseyauthor
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