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Odyssey

Summary: Homer's The Odyssey is an epic tale that embodies the values of Greek civilization. It tells the journey of a man named Odysseus and the adventures he went on while away from his home on he island of Ithaca. Odysseus leaves Ithaca when he is sent to fight in the battle at Troy. On the way back home Odysseus gets into trouble with the god Poseidon, who then delays his journey home.
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Homer's The Odyssey is an epic tale that embodies the values of Greek civilization. It tells the journey of a man named Odysseus and the adventures he went on while away from his home on he island of Ithaca. Odysseus leaves Ithaca when he is sent to fight in the battle at Troy. On the way back home Odysseus gets into trouble with the god Poseidon, who then delays his journey home. He then has to battle his way to Ithaca to get back to his family. I found the characters to be rather unrealistic but the plot was exciting and the meaning of the story was heart-felt.

Homer's characters turned out well, but in my opinion they didn't have much personality and depth to them. The main character, Odysseus, was a great disappointment to me, only because I felt he was not relatable. I thought he...

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