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    novel and graphic novel were talking about today is The Odyssey. The Odyssey is about this man and his crew, they just got to land. The crew goes against him, eats his cows, crazy bad things happen. The crew dies, and Odyssey gets to have a good life after! Anyways, that's a brief summary of The Odyssey from both versions. I really think that the section from the book XII of Homer's The Odyssey, is better than the graphic novel segment of The Odyssey by Hinds. I think this because Homer's is the original

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    Compare and Contrast As I read through Homer’s The Odyssey, and J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, I immediately noticed several similarities between the two. Of course not only were their things that they both shared in common, but also things that set them apart from each other. I mean what kind of authors would they be if they wrote the same exact story. I hope that by reading this essay you gain a better understanding of both books as well as what they have in common and what is different between them

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    yourself or leave your family for a while. How would you feel? How would you feel when you got home to see them again? The book Ender’s Game is very easy to compare and contrast to The Odyssey because of the themes, characters, and the plot lines. Three of the characters in Ender's Game are Ender, Valentine, and Colonel Graff, and in The Odyssey there was Odysseus, Penelope, and Athena. They have something in common with each other. Ender and Odysseus both went to battle, but Ender came home after

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    The Odyssey Writing: Prompt #3 Prompt: Compare and contrast the role of women as portrayed in The Odyssey. Consider how they are loyal, strong—or weak, hospitable, etc. The Odyssey includes many women characters, differing from strong, powerful women to women that don’t have a meaningful role in the story. Some women in the story include Penelope, Athena, and Leucothea. These women play a role in Odysseus’s journey and life. Athena and Leucothea, two of the most influential women in the story

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    Beowulf and The Odyssey. Although no two poems are exactly them same, Beowulf and The Odyssey do share a few similarities. Between Beowulf and The Odyssey, the most salient similarity they share is the way the monsters from the epics are symbolic and challenge

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    PART 4 –CALYPSO( Ulysses-James Joyce) VERSUS CALYPSO(Odyssey-Homer) Name: ALEXANDRU CORINA II, R-E , 4073 Chapter 4 - Calypso ( pg.45-pg.57) This chapter i am referring to is called Calypso because it has a certain correlation with the chapter that has the same name from the Odyssey written by Homer. In this paper i have tried to point out the main similarities and differences between the two chapters named

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    Since it was originally written in the 8th century, The Odyssey by Homer has served as inspiration to many writers and artists, who tell the story of the lost king of Ithaca, Odysseus. In Book 21 of The Odyssey “The Contest with Odysseus’ Bow”, Penelope, Odysseus’ Wife, decides that her beloved Odysseus will not return and therefore sets up a contest for the suitors to decide who her future husband will be. One portrayal of this contest is in O’Grady’s poem “The Test of the Bow” where the poet describes

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    The Odyssey and The Kite Runner The definition of a journey is: “A traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time.” (dictionary.com). However, most modern novels have characters that go through emotional or mental journeys that serve as the main plot for their story, thus contradicting the meaning of the word “journey”. In older works of literature such as The Odyssey by Homer and The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, it is more common for the protagonists to step into physical

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    Compare and Contrast the Divine Machinery of the Odyssey and the Aeneid     The Aeneid is a poem of Fate, which acts as an ever-present determinant, and as such Aeneas is entirely in the hands of destiny. The unerring and inexorable passage of fate, assisted by the Gods' intervention, is impossible to prevent and its path does create many victims along the way, who are expendable for Rome to be created. In the Aeneid, mortals suffer, no matter what they do or how good a life they lead and they

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    normal man. In Homer’s epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, Achilles and Odysseus are the well-known heroes. Achilles fights Hektor outside the walls of Troy because Hektor killed his best friend, Patroclus. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus takes on a journey to return back to Ithaca to see his wife, Penelope, and his son, Telemachus. Through his use of tone, figurative language, mood, and imagery, Homer’s epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey show how Achilles and

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