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This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Odysseus' Character from Book 22.
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Odysseus' Character from Book 22

Summary: Essay analyzes the character of Odysseus from the play "The Odyssey" by Homer.
Odysseus character in book 22 is a new character we have not seen very much of in any of the other books. The reason for this is that homer does not go in to much detail in the fighting scenes in the other books and that there are not many other big battles in The Odyssey.

The main characteristic of Odysseus we get from book 22 is the characteristic of glory in battle. We get the impression from how Odysseus tackles one suitor after another that he has been almost starved of battle and now he has a chance he lets loose his anger. He does not care that the suitors vastly out number him so long as he has glory in battle. "With no more fear from the gods in heaven that than of the human vengeance might come."

His anger causes him to kill nearly all...

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