18. "...involvement in human actions, and to the extent that modern readers findthis complexity a needless complication, the Iliad is less satisfying than the Odyssey."
19. The whole passage compares the two poems, with several instances of comparative language:
- more popular than the Iliad
- more features of mythology
- the tragic Iliad, however,...
- the Iliad, more than the Odyssey...
- the Iliad is less satisfying than the Odyssey
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