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The Role of the Gods in The Odyssey

Summary: In Homer's epic poem The Odyssey, Odysseus takes the credit for an idea brought to him by the gods to defeat the Trojans in battle. As punishment for Odysseus' unfaithfulness in this regard, the gods make Odysseus' journey back home much more difficult, forcing Odysseus to take much longer in his journey and to encounter stressful obstacles along the way.
The Greek literature, The Odyssey of Homer, is a great story that shows the strength and willpower of an individual, Odysseus, to try to return to his homeland safely. Odysseus has gone away to fight in a battle against the Trojans. He comes up with a plan to defeat them, in which the idea was brought to him by the Gods, but is unfaithful to them by saying it was his own idea and not giving any credit the Gods. The gods decide to punish him, by making his journey back home more difficult. If it were not for the Gods, Odysseus? trip would have been very different. He would not have to stress about everything, it wouldn"t have taken as long, and it wouldn"t have been as challenging.

Even though Odysseus may have brought the more challenging part on...

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