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Only Memories Remain

Summary: An analytical essay on the Odyssey, by Homer, that talks about what makes up a person's "home." After establishing a definition, the essays explains that Odysseus will never truly return to the home he once left.
Webster's College Dictionary defines home as: An environment offering security and happiness" and "a valued place regarded as refuge or place of origin." Anyone can build a place called home but the emotional security a home provides is created by the people who live there and have built their lives around it. In Homers, The Odyssey, the Greek hero Odysseus leaves his home in Ithica to fight in the Trojan war. The Odyssey tells the story of his treacherous journey back to Ithica, and the turmoil he experiences. Due to his strong desire to return to the place he remembered as home, Odysseus endurs the hardships of his journey. He hopes his homecoming will return him to the same home, and same life he built twenty years ago. Odysseus will never truly return home because he is not the same king, husband, or man he once was...

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