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Fate Vs. Free Will in the Odyssey

Summary: In Odysseus's journey it all first starts in his trip to Illiad. It was his free will to go and fight for Ithica. Or it was his destiny to go and make a name for himself. Some people would say fate; some people would say free will.
If a person is walking down the street and he gets mugged is that fate or free will? In The Odyssey by Homer it could be the influence of a god or the muggers will because maybe he needed money to feed his family. All over the book you see that you could argue that the things that happen in the book are fate or free will. It all begins with Odysseus going to the Ilium (commonly known as Troy). You could argue it was his free will to go or it could be his destiny to go to Troy and make a name for himself. The powers of the gods are really big influences in the book, like Athena who supported Odysseus and helped him kill the suitors. Also Poseidon who maid his journey back to his home a living pain. Also...

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