The Odyssey

Book Report on Odyssey

Master of many exploits" (387), and "The master improviser" (395). These all have to do with how ingenious Odysseus is when he needs something....

The Odyssey Analysis

Ten years after the fall of Troy, the victorious Greek hero Odysseus has still not returned to his native Ithaka. A band of rowdy...

Who is more heroic, Odysseus or Achilles?

In Webster's Dictionary, a hero is defined as a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of purpose, especially if this individual has risked...

The Odyssey and the Iliad

In our day and age, people strive for independence and a sense of authority. However, at many times this is more easily said than...

Penelope In the opening chapters of The Odyssey

Penelope: In the opening chapters of The Odyssey Penelope is angry, frustrated, and helpless. She misses her husband, Odysseus. She worries about the safety...

The Odyssey – SE

During his journeys Odysseus often makes the mistake of staying to boast to his enemies but learns that doing so gives his opposition a...

Odysseus: A mere mortal, but purely moral

In Homer's Odyssey, he uses the stories of Calypso and Circe to give a reader a glimpse at Greek values. Odysseus is a “perfectly”...

Letter to Odysseus

Dear Great Odysseus, I am your son Telemachus. You were off at the Trojan War when I was just a baby. I am writing...

The Odyssey: Telemachus

Telemachus recounts his confrontation with the Old man of the sea who could change his appearance in order to escape danger. Telemachus reveals the...

Odyssey: the Journey of a Hero

The Heros Journey is never an easy one. This particular journey, as detailed in Homers The Odyssey, is one of struggle, loss, heartache, pain,...

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