Epic Journey of Life

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The Epic Journey of Life

Through all trials and tribulations of anyone 's life, there is one thing in common that every single one of us has: the journey we all take through life. Granted, it is never the same journey, but there is always a path that we follow down. Some of us believe in fate, where we believe that our path is already set out for us. There is also the group of people that believe you forge your path through life, and you make your own destiny. Personally, I have always believed in both. I believe you have your path set out for you, to a certain point; you are given the “basic outline” for your life and from your basic outline and mold, you make something of that. Just to prove my point, look at various celebrities who …show more content…

I know no one else, none in your city, no one in your land. Show me the way to town, give me a rag for cover, just some cloth, some wrapper you carried with you here... 'Stranger, ' the white-armed princess answered staunchly, 'friend, you 're hardly a wicked man, and no fool, I 'd say... Stop, my friends! Why run when you see a man?... But here 's an unlucky wanderer strayed our way and we must tend him well. '” (174-175)
I can identify with do not know how your personality works, but for me, I have a very big sense of pride. I hate asking for help, just as our character Odysseus here. I have always had trouble asking for help, whether it is with schoolwork, my job at the time, or even something around the house. It has never been easy for me to ask for help, and I do not anticipate it getting any easier for me as time goes on, but I also anticipate having to ask for it at some point, and lay my pride before my feet just as Odysseus did.
Of course, with good looks and strength comes the very illness of pride itself. When Odysseus is at the Island of the Cyclops, he manages to outsmart the

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