Blog Post #2: The History of Changes

Mostly what I’ve been doing for the past few weeks is a lot of reading. I’ve read 10 chapters so far of The Cambridge Companion to The Epic, which is turning out to be a super helpful source. Each chapter is an essay written by a different scholar who focuses in on a different era […]

Blog Post #1: Beginning My Research, An Epic Endeavor

As the first official week of my research comes to a close, I want to reflect on a few of the obstacles that have come up already. One of the main difficulties that I’ve come across even before starting the bulk of my research is this—epics are big! Not only is each work of literature […]