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Monster Essays - Godlike Odysseus
Odysseus, son of Laertes, was godlike in many ways, but he also showed some human or mortal characteristics. In The Odyssey by Homer, he shows this in a few ways while on his way home to Ithica from the land of the Lotus-eaters, and also when he is home. Either something upsets him like a human would get upset, or he does something a human would do and normally wouldn't see from a god.
First, I noticed when he was escaping for the Cyclops' cave, he had to get the last word in: " 'If, O Cyclops,/A mortal man shall ever ask you/ How it befell your eye was blinded/ So hideously, then answer thus:/ It was Odysseus blinded you,/ Taker of Troy, Laertes' s....
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