Odyssey Essay | The Vices of Human Nature in Homer's "The Odyssey"

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The Vices of Human Nature in Homer's "The Odyssey"

Summary: Essay discusses how human nature is what separates the men from the Gods in Homer's "The Odyssey." This is a short essay of some key chapters in which that is apparent.
The sum of all human traits is defined as human nature, meaning the excuse for our vices, and the flaws of mortal life. In Homer's The Odyssey, the main character Odysseus demonstrates these flaws throughout his journey, constantly struggling through the eternal fight for realization of life and death, and is weighed down by the never ending power struggle of nature versus mankind.

In The final chapters of Odysseus's quest, the reader believes that the main character has finally found himself. The problem with his happy ending is that he has forgotten one thing. Odysseus is not perfect he is human. Though he has learned much through his perils, the vices of Pride, vengeance, and dependency, all come back to haunt him during the slaughter in the hall, leaving the reader to wonder if he learned anything during his time away...

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