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    In The Odyssey and Ramayana, the authors depict the characters through the eyes of their culture and civilization. In both works, the representation of men and women reflects an ideal that was sought after at the time. Particularly, the texts focus on the relationships between the main characters and the religion, as well as the main character and their familial ties. In The Odyssey, there is Athena and Odysseus while in Ramayana, there is Rama and Sita. Both Athena and Sita represent the idealistic

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    The Odyssey is mainly about Odysseus, a hero trying to make his journey home after 20 years; there are many strong female leads that aid Odysseus. Each contributes to the plot in their own ways. During Homer’s time women were not seen as strong characters and were there solely to take care of and nurture the male members of their family. Though both Penelope and Athena take on this role towards Odysseus, their characters have more depth. This makes them useful and unique. The female characters in

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    Character development is an art, one that requires careful manipulation of aspects of literature in order to craft the being an author intends, yet with translation views and meanings can change, creating, hopefully similar, but potentially different characters. “Goddess of song, teach me the story of a hero. This was the man of wide-ranging spirit who had sacked the sacred town of Troy and who wandered afterwards long and far” (Shewring 1). This introduction from Shewring immediately sets an idea

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    The Odyssey, written by Homer has a protagonist that are brave and clever and “The Most Dangerous Game” written by Richard Connell has protagonists that are clever and intelligent. Rainsford and Odysseus went on a epic journey. On the epic journey they face the antagonists and they must survive. To begin with, Rainsford’s journey begins when he is going on a hunting trip and ends up get trapped on a island called Ship-Trap island. While he on the island he hears gunshots and fell off a boat. He

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    The Character Odysseus in Odyssey "Odyssey" is an epic story that has been a significant piece of literature since it was first composed and will remain so for ages to come. One of the reasons it has been so is because of the hero, Odysseus. Odysseus is one of the first Greek mythic heroes renowned for his brain as well as his muscle. Indeed he is a man with an inquiring mind, and he is also a man with outstanding prowess and bravery" (123helpme.com/assets/3603.html). "We also must not forget

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    Character of Athena in Homer's Odyssey Imagine living in another world and time, one where you were not only a god but could also take the form of any object or person that you chose. Athena, the daughter of Zeus, has this ability.  Of all the characters in the Odyssey, the most interesting to me is Athena.  In my opinion, she guides the main characters of the Odyssey in the right direction.  She kind of looks over their  shoulders and serves as a guardian angel. Athena makes Telemachos

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    The Static Character in Homer’s Odyssey

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    The Static Character in Homer’s Odyssey The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W.H.D. Rouse (between 900 and 700 BC.) is "The best story ever written" (7). This is a story about a man named Odysseus Laertiades who went off to war. After winning the war, he and his men were heading home when their ship got off track. They ended up in the land of the Cyclops. They were held captive by a god's, Poseidon Earthholder, son. Odysseus came up with a plan to get out of there which involved poking the Cyclops'

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    Karina Singh Mrs. Mylonas English 9 7 December 2015 Born a hero The Odyssey portrays Odysseus as a man that showed many bold traits. Written by Homer in 800 B.C.E. Set in greek mythological times The Odyssey showcases a series of islands and kingdoms. The Odyssey visualized in Greek mythology shows many heroes, Gods, and enemies. Odysseus’ many eccentric traits had a great contribution to his journey in The Odyssey. Cleverness, pride, and strength shapes Odysseus and is in place as the backbone

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    Throughout literature, the reader often familiarizes themselves with the main character as it experiences changes in the story. In the epic poem The Odyssey translated by Richmond Lattimore, Homer, the author of the epic depicts the story of Odysseus, King of Ithaka and his journey back to his basileia after the decade long Trojan War. Several characteristics are apparent to the reader as Odysseus journey back to Ithaka emerges. His great Homeric leader traits proves to the reader that he is the

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    The Character of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey

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    The Character of Odysseus in The Odyssey Homer's epic tale The Odyssey is a story of the triumphs and downfalls that are in store for one warrior's long pillage home.  Odysseus, the hero from the Trojan wars, has led his people of Ithaca and other Achaean soldiers to victory and now wishes to return home to his wife and family of Ithaca.  Through his twenty year journey Odysseus is often tested not only of his physical strength, but his wits as well.  The many accomplishments he achieved earned

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