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Comparing the Relationship between Man & Gods(s) in Genesis & Odyssey
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The difference I see in the translations is in the New Oxford Annotated Bible and the New American Bible both refer to ‘the angel of the lord’ while the New Jerusalem Bible refers to the ‘angel of… The different translations do not make me look at the passage differently. There is certain sentence and word variations but the man ideas are all the same. The…
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Role of Women in the Odyssey
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The story of The Odyssey has been used by Homer to reveal the female gender roles in the ancient Greece. Women in the ancient Greece held few authoritative duties as compared to men who had some of the large authoritative powers. … He learnt most of his traits due to his encounter with different cultures and dangerous assignments. This evident in the story…
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Odyssey
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Homer’s The Odyssey is a story about the greatness of one man, and many great women at his side. One of them is his wife, Penelope. Penelope is a perfect woman in her times… Penelope is an ideal woman in her times because is a generous Queen, she respects and follows the elders, influential men, and the gods, she is clever in keeping the suitors away and…
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What role women serve in The Odyssey, and Lysistrata and how are they portrayed
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There were many different types of actual women in these myths. Some were portrayed as very righteous women, while others were known for selling their bodies because they had no other way of supporting themselves. Although… The women are what give this book its true meaning about the feelings of myth. They are the ones who are the basis of the families, and…
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CLA birth god female
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Each goddess is associated with a certain thing or aspect of life, which enables her to influence other gods and mortal people. All of… Attention should be paid to their birth, first of all. It is worthy to begin with Aphrodite since she is known as the oldest Olympian god, at least according to Hesiod, a Greek poet whose works are a major source on Greek…
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The Odyssey
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The Odyssey represents a unique and authentic literary period which created its own canons and ideals. The archetypal hero is a term used to describe a literary character type depicted in world mythologies and religions. Following Campbell, every hero has to go through five stages of his personal development in order to prove his heroic features and strengths both physical and moral.…
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The Odyssey
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Subject: 16 Nov 2013 Odysseus’ Odyssey: A Saga of Love and Devotion within a Tale of Hatred and War The Odyssey, one of Homer’s world acclaimed epics, popular for its portrayal of heroism and adventure, still remains unsurpassed in the annals of the history of literature.… In the meanwhile, back at home, his wife Penelope waits for him, trying to fend off the…
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Disscuss odyssey
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Family plays a central role in Homers epic poem, the Odyssey, as almost every action throughout the story supports the idea of a strong, well-balanced, loyal and dedicated family. There are many examples of good families that prosper, enabling their associated kingdoms to also… 27). Several examples of father/son relationships are provided, including those of…
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Odyssey Book
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Odysseus was a man of his own word. A man who believed that bravery sprout from a powerful and accurate choice of words which convey what is in his heart and ability to show what he carries from bravery to his enemies and love for his followers that lead his friends to trust him and to his enemies to hate him: being straightforward in everything he has done he lead the life of heroism and appreciated adventures to be able to return home a warrior and true begotten son of his mother and father. …
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The Odyssey
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As Odyssey and his crew set off ashore to explore the “unknown” in his narration, it would appear he knows exactly what he is up against despite the fact that in his actions he appears ignorant of the fate that awaits him or the identity and nature of his guests. … He describes the inhabitants of the island as Lawless brutes who had no form of societal harmony…
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Odyssey years
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This is vital for offering the fundamental sociological orientation of two generations. In the fading generation, there used to be four defined phases of life. This entailed childhood, adolescence, adulthood… It describes the same as a wandering age (Brooks 2012). This is because it possesses a blur definition. It is a generation of mixed ideals. This exists…
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Homer's Odyssey
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In order to answer this question, another must be asked: what is the role of the gods in the first four books First, they are to be respected and feared. In his speech to the council Telemachus affirms his belief in the power of the gods when he entreats the suitors to leave his home, by saying, "Fear, too, the wrath of heaven, lest the gods should be displeased and turn upon you." Later in discussing the favor of the gods with Althena, (herself a goddess), Telemachus says, "It would be far too much to hope for.…
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Spirituality: How the belief in God or Gods plays a pivotal role in The Odyssey and The Godfather epics
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The concept of god is a way of describing a power within a story that is outside of human control. This power can also be ascribed to a human within a story, giving them a control that is beyond what is normally within the frame of human control.… In the film The Godfather (1972), the Corleone family becomes the embodiment of godlike powers, their spiritual…
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The Odyssey
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Name: Lecturer: Course: Date: The Odyssey “The Odyssey” was written by Homer in 1996. Bernard Knox edited it, and Robert Fagles interpreted the book. Odyssey is a documentation book that reveals the passage of every man in life. Fagles translates the poem of the author’s retold original information.… It is an incredible, prominent manuscript for both the early…
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The Odyssey
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Name Professor Course Date The Odyssey Introduction Every written piece of literature has a story behind it. Many pieces of literature are written with the intention of making an impact on the readers. They reflect the day to day lives that people encounter and give a detailed description of how the day to day lives are affected by the many things that people do.…
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Spirituality: How the belief in God or Gods plays a pivotal role in The Odyssey and The Godfather epics
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This power can also be ascribed to a human within a story, giving them a control that is beyond what is normally within the frame of human control. In The Odyssey, Odysseus… The nature of myth and the way in which it defines powers within the supernatural experience can be seen in the nature of both epics, their respective contemporary cultures reflected…
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The odyssey
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He was forced to learn things without the influence of Odysseus. His father left leaving behind a well respected reputation and Telemachus had a hard time living up to Odysseus name. He did not actually know who and how his father was when he… Being left with his mother Penelope, they were always troubled by numerous suitors who took away his possessions and…
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The Odyssey
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Name Professor Course Date Introduction Odysseus is the chief character of the Odyssey, a novel which records his homecoming journey since his departure from troy. Odysseus is seen to be present in the Iliad, but he has another goal from that depicted in the poem.… Telemachus is the son of Odysseus, and he wants to stop the suitors from taking advantage of his…
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The Odyssey
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Clients Name Name of Professor Name of Class Date The Odyssey: The Danger of Temptation as Represented by Women The story of Odysseus is a tale of high adventure that places women at the center of a great number of events in which they play a danger to the male virtue.… The women are portrayed through various attributes that are often considered attractive,…
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The odyssey
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The Journey of Odysseus and Telemachus The father and son had their own sets of challenging and painful journey in life. Odysseus and Telemachus had different approaches and effects to these challenges. Telemachus grew up without a father. He was forced to learn things without the influence of Odysseus.… Because he did not have his father beside him when he…
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Ovids Metamorphoses and the Odyssey
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Ovid's Metamorphoses is a brilliant collection of Greek and Roman myths of world creation and presents metamorphoses, or transformations, of gods, humans, animals, birds, stones as a way of constant process leading the world development.… Ovid's Metamorphoses is a brilliant collection of Greek and Roman myths of world creation and presents metamorphoses, or…
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Odyssey Book VIII
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Odyssey Book VIII, Lines 521-534 Analysis. The famous passage in Homer’s Odyssey where Odysseus is described as letting fall “pitiful tears” (Odyssey Book VIII, line 531) like a woman who wails when her husband is dying in front of his city, is at first sight rather disturbing, because it shows the great man in a rather tender light, implying that he is soft-hearted and perhaps even weak, since he is unable to control his emotions and has to hide his face from the assembled guests, letting only one man, Alcinous, guess how deeply moved he has been by the song of Demodocus.…
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Dante and Odyssey Comparison
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Literature has been endowed with a number of classics, that enrich the every quality of the subject, while also contributing to the expression of major ideologies-religious, political, socio-economic and cultural-of the varied epochs it belonged to.… 'The Divine Comedy' by Dante and 'Odyssey' by Homer are two such pieces that can be compared.…
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Reaction of the Odyssey
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It defines an epic tale of love, courage, revenge, strength and social attitudes of the ancient Greek mythology. This poem focuses on the three central characters namely Telemachus, Ulysses… The importance of these characters is pivotal. The most important character among them is Penelope the mother of Telemachus and the faithful wife of Odysseus. The patience…
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Bible and the Odyssey
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Bible and the Odyssey Compare or Contrast the Use of Deception in the Hebrew Bible and the Odyssey The first three particular components of five-part pattern indicate that Genesis 12: 10 -20 is an underdog tale, a tale that indicates the succession from a lower to a higher status.… “Deceiver, creator, acculturator, unmasked liar, survivor – these qualities of…
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