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Essay | Different Levels of Civilization in the Odyssey

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Different Levels of Civilization in the Odyssey

Summary: Discusses Homer's epic, The Odyssey. Compares the three different settings in the text, Phaeacia, Cyclops' island and Ithaca. Argues that Phaeacia, for many apparent reasons, is the most civilized of the three societies.
If we compare the three different places, Phaeacia, Cyclops' island and Ithaca in Homer's The Odyssey, we can claim that these islands are quite different from one another both in terms of their nature and the inhabitants' way of living. Phaeacians, for many apparent reasons, is the most civilized society and they have best kind of nature and wealth. People of Ithaca follow Phaeacians with slight differences and Cyclops comes last in the sorting because of being completely uncivilized.

The garden of Phaeacia is insanely wealthy. The land is so fertile that all kinds of fruits are abundant in the garden.."..Olives swelling sleek and dark/ And the yield of all these trees will never flag or die/ neither in winter nor in summer, a harvest all year round" (Homer, 183). As it is portrayed, Phaeacians have permanent natural wealth so they don't have...

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