First, Ulysses, has lived a great life and never lets anything come between him. Age is something that will eventually lead to death. One could only wish for eternal life, but instead Ulysses had a different perspective of what he thought on life. Even though it is highly impossible to do what one human male or female could do when they were in their mid-teens or pre-adults, instead this was motivation to Ulysses. This was the life to cherish, him and his mariners should go further in life, do things they have always wanted to do...
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...oints about life. When you are old we still have potential to strive in life. This potential is only capable to be accomplished for a certain amount of time because once time runs out there is nothing that is possible to fix any mistakes that have been mistaken. So before all of the old people leave, here is one thing that you should know, before your time comes go out in the world and try something new, something that you have always wanted to do but never had the time or the guts to do it. As Ulysses states, in the text Ulysses by Alfred, lord Tennyson, make use of the old age because one day you will be gone that even though this age is a great factor of life you are still able to do things that you once would think that you could never do, this life is a gift; so live it to the fullest.
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