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the Language of Achilles
Mortal Loss and Epic Compensation
The Homeless Journey
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absolute Achaians achievement Achilleus Adam Parry Agamemnon already articulation attempt Auerbach autika catalogue celebration certainty cited conception constructed context criticism dead death death of Achilles departure Derrida desire destruction diction discourse displacement drama dramatised echo epic narrative epic theatre Epithet in Homer epos father fighting final fixity formula gesture gifts Hektor hero hero's highlights Homeric epic Homeric scholarship honour Iliad Ilion immortal indefinite indeterminacy journey king king's kleos language of Achilles Lattimore longer loss Milman Parry Mimesis mortal mourning movement never Odysseus once orality Parry's passage past Patroklos Peleus Phoinix Phthia plan of Zeus poet poetry position possibility present Priam question realm recompense relation repetition reply retrieval sacking scene sema sense shield ships significance silence simile simply space speaks speech story structure supplication tale telling tent of Achilles timeless Trojans Troy verse words Zeus