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    Embarking on a Journey

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    Storytelling is an art that is found in literature of all different types. There are only a few renowned books that have exceptional storytelling, which is what keeps them being studied generation after generation. The Odyssey by Homer and Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes are two of the few books that have this outstanding art integrated. To assist telling the story of both novels, Homer and Cervantes make the main characters of their work set off on a journey. Throughout their journeys, the reader

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    night or in some dark spot. For instance, the vision of the dagger, the murder of Duncan, the murder of Banquo, and Lady Macbeth's sleep-walking all occur at night. Darkness is when the traveler hastens to reach safety in his inn, when Banquo rides homeward to meet his assassins. Furthermore, it is the time when the wolf howls, the owl screams and murder steals forth to his work. The darkness symbolizes many things. First, and most importantly, it stands for the death and evil in the play. The darkness

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    Sirens. "They sit in their meadow, but the beach before it is pile with bone heaps of men now rotted away, and the skins shrivel upon them" (Odyssey12.45-46). Odysseus's immediate, visceral desires for the Sirens distract him from his nostos, or homeward journey. It is only by his foresight from Circes that keeps him and his men from destruction at the feet of the Sirens. Similarly, in the Bible, Delilah is the rogue ... ... middle of paper ... ... Garden of Eden. Ultimately, women are

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    America’s nuclear weapons composite is large and complex. The organizations and departments involved in the various phases of nuclear weapons consist of the Departments of Energy, Defense, State, Commerce, and Homeland Security. The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration is the primary U.S. Government agency that is in charge of the proposal, manufacture and upkeep of U.S. nuclear weapons. The Department of Energy was created by President Jimmy Carter in 1977 in reaction

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    ate a plant called The Lotus Plant and ‘‘whoever of them ate the honey-sweet fruit of lotus, had no longer any wish to bring back word or return, but there they were in fain to abide among the Lotus-eaters, feeding on Lotus, and forgetful of their homeward way’’. They would not know there reason of going there all they ever wanted was to keep eating the Lotus- PLant. While the ships were driven headlong, and their sails were torn by the violence of the wind they ended in the island of the Cyclops

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    Guidance, Fate, and Loyalty in The Odyssey The Odyssey is an epic poem about a journey. After the Trojan War is won Odysseus leaves Troy for his home in Ithaca. However, the gods decide to test his courage and resolve and send him on a twenty-year odyssey. Odysseus' courage is constantly tested as he struggles with the many obstacles the gods place before him. Although Homer depicted The Odyssey as a self-reliant journey, in reality the gods and other mortals guide Odysseus. It is his loyalty

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    Emblem Editions. Kendall, D., Linden, R., & Murray, J. L. (2008). Sociology in our times: the essentials. Toronto, ON.: Nelson Education Ltd. Justyna Zaprawa (ID# 0211548) 10 Sorensen, M. PhD. (November, 2010). 2010 Edmonton Homeless Count. In Homeward Trust Edmonton. Retrieved March 19, 2011, from http://homewardtrust.ca/uploads/Homeless% 20Count%202010%20Report%20NOV%2012%202010.pdf Unknown. (January, 2009). A Place to Call Home. In Edmonton’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness. Retrieved March

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    it is presented in the center of the page, slightly indented, to create awareness of its significance. The metaphor create a three dimensional perspective of the characters emotional ideas. “Longs for supper and welcomes the sunset that sends him homeward with weary knees”,the phrase is used as a means to delineate how Odysseus longs to be home with his family, through his exhausting journey. “Sunset” is a signal that it's time to leave a place of visit, it signals the end of the day which is the

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    Temptations Of Odysseus

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    youth were much harder for him to pass up every time he had to put his life on the line and fight an army or evade a monster. He could have given in to any of the temptations at any time and never had to endure the pain and strife that came from his homeward journey. Without his heroic resources to help him escape the temptations by battling his way out or using his wit to escape he holds on and endures and finally returns. Dying on the battlefield would be a fantastic ending for a hero such as Odysseus

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    Walker, Irving uses his imagination to convey his thoughts about the truth of life through symbols and characterization. In one specific instance in the story, the main character, Tom Walker, is walking home and “he took what he considered a shortcut homeward, through the swamp. Like most shortcuts, it was an ill-chosen route.” The path being “thickly grown with great gloomy pines” symbolizes the path of wrongdoings, bad decisions, and darkness. By taking this path, one then strays off the path of

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