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Arthāntaranyāsaḥ   uktirarthāntaranyāsasyātsāmānyaviśeṣayoḥ | (C.L. – 119) In Arthāntaranyāsa, a general statement is used to provide a rationale for a specific case or a specific case is used to justify a general statement. Iliad - Book 1, lines 217-220 (Achilles says the following to the goddess Athene, who has been sent by the goddess Hera,

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The epics, Iliad and Odyssey of Homer, largely complement each other in terms of what they offer to connoisseurs. Using the terminology of the rasas (flavours of emotions), the predominant rasa in the Iliad, which also acts as the sthāyi-bhāva, is valour (vīra). To sustain the undercurrent of valour for

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