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    The conflict within the Odyssey revolves around the theme of homecoming which in Greek is "nostos." In order for Odysseus to return home he must purge his household of the suitors. The slaughter that occur near the end of the Odyssey is justified. Many suitors had taken residence within the walls of Odysseus palace and they attempted to persuade his wife Penelope to marry them. In the duration of their stay they depleted Odysseus' wealth and disrespected both Telemachus and Penelope during the king

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    The Odyssey:  Foreshadowing the Homecoming   The majority of the Odyssey is an account of Odysseus’ adventures trying to reach his homeland of Ithaka. Several of these adventures are false homecomings, the most prominent of which is his imprisonment on Kalypso’s island. This false homecoming is strikingly different from what one would expect of Odysseus’ real homecoming, but similar enough for parallels to be drawn between the two. Homer uses this false homecoming to foreshadow Odysseus’

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    “Hurry up, guys,” I yelled to my sister and mother. “Y’all are going to make me late!” It was October 4th, the night of the homecoming football game. The game started in fifteen minutes and we hadn’t even left the house yet. The frustration I had toward them kept growing inside me until I decided to leave without them and make them drive separately. I jumped in my car and quickly headed to the game despite the pouring rain. Certain rash decisions that are made throughout life can never be forgotten

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    though I couldn't blame her. But I had a suspicion she didn't want to see me, converse. I closed my notebook and breathed out a sigh. This week was homecoming week, the big game was on Friday, and the dance was on Saturday. Today was Monday. I still didn’t have a date for

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    had just happened was not expected and had definitely never taken place before. Troy University’s Homecoming Weekend in the past years had never encountered violence on this level. There was maybe a fight here and there, but never gunshots. I had never been so scared in my life. Troy University Homecoming 2016 had officially been ruined after this night. That weekend began like any other homecoming weekend. It was filled with fraternity parties, tailgating, and much more. The previous night, me

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    getting ready to see his wife. Mentally tired and physically exhausted, his entire goal was to reconnect with his life and enjoy being with his family after months apart. Unlike most soldiers returning from tour, he had a surprise that went beyond his homecoming. When he saw his wife for the first time after seven months, he was going to tell her about his jackpot win. Ford's story is an unlikely one. He started playing an online casino game that gave him 80 free spins. The free spins helped to wile away

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    I’ve always loved Homecoming and one of my favorite parts of homecoming is being apart of the committee that plans the events. This past year we got a new football field and were no longer allowed to have our homecoming floats on the field. This lead to the cancellation of float building, one of the schools biggest bonding experiences, as well as our homecoming parade. When we realized there was no way of bringing floats back, we decided as a committee to brainstorm events that could replace it.

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    Helping Hand Have you ever wondered how much of an impact you could have on someone else’s life just by doing something small for them? As you start to grow up you make sense of helping each other out with the little things in life. Some people don’t even realize they do it every day, opening the door for someone, showing someone directions, or even just waving at them. Each day you are doing good for others by not realizing it, and that is just what Brittany Ross continues to do. Brittany grew

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    Shout out to http://www.quotev.com/DFlyer for helping me with something Lucas's pov Today felt like a normal day. I did my normal things like shower get dress into this(https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/320xq90/911/rFqHeZ.jpg) I wanted to go see Scarlet,but I decided against it. so I just went to go eat breakfast with my brothers and paula. It was a little strange that no one talked about scarlet. I taught Juan already told them about her,but I guess not. After breakfast I went into town just

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    The girls were feeling better the next day after a good night’s sleep. Both were still red, but not as painful as last night. Tracy had on short white shorts and a button up blue blouse that she has tied with the tails in her midriff. She is sans bra and she leaves several buttons undone. Her long auburn hair was in ponytails held in place by rubber bands. Karen opted for white shorts and a light yellow polo shirt sans bra. After breakfast, Karen decided that we all should go to the local farmers

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