Irony in The Iliad and The Odyssey

 
 
 
 
Dramatic irony is employed frequently by Homer in The Iliad and The Odyssey. Dramatic irony occurs when a character like Agamemnon makes declarations or assumptions that readers know to be untrue. This often occurs in The Iliad through the intervening of the Gods, who often secure the fate of a particular character without that mortal's knowledge. We see in Book II of The Il

     
 
 
 
    

 

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