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Difatta 1 Melissa Difatta Professor Erussard Odyssey and Enlightenment 9/4/07 An odyssey is a journey that one rarely makes alone. Oftentimes enlightenment is only possible with the help of others. This idea is explored in the film Mondo . The film chronicles the life of a young boy named Mondo who arrives in a small town with no knowledge of where he came from. Although the film is mainly focused around Mondo’s journeys, his odyssey is intertwined with the lives of many of the people that he meets. Mondo has just as much impact on other characters’ enlightenments as they do onto his. One of the most important characters Mondo meets is Thi Chin. By her very nature, Thi Chin is destined as a traveler. When Thi Chin is first introduced in the film, she is identified as a Jew who was born in Vietnam. Her contrasting backgrounds define her as a metonymy for two whole cultural backgrounds. Thus, her odyssey is not merely a search for personal fulfillment, but also a search for the enlightenment of her people. In
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