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Maturation of Odysseus

Summary: A critical paper of how the character of Odysseus matures in "The Odyssey" by Homer.
Gorgeous women, vengeful gods, helpful gods, numerous riches, ugly monsters, and a hero with his crew. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Allen Mandelbaum, tells of the hero Odysseus' journey home from Troy. At his home in Ithaca, Odysseus' estate and wife, Penelope, have being overtaken by suitors. Odysseus' son, Telemachus, begins a journey to discover news of his father. After being away from home for numerous years, Odysseus' main goal is to reach home and regain his wife and estate. Along the way Odysseus learns many lessons about life as he grows from an immature lout to a humble, mature man.

Odysseus' first stop after leaving Troy is Ciconia. Odysseus and his men do not show any respect for the people of the city. Odysseus and his men just want to have fun by taking over the city, and stealing all the treasure: " `I sacked their...

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