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2nd paper - 1 Caffrey Francis Dr Mcquillan T/TH 4:30-5:45...

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1 Caffrey Francis October 14, 2010 Dr. Mcquillan T/TH- 4:30-5:45 In The Odyssey , Homer portrays Odysseus as a character with extraordinary dedication towards his homeland, and this gave him the strength to carry on his journey home. Although in Sophocles I , Oedipus is also portrayed as a character with exceptional dedication towards his Country, his dedication comes to haunt him when he finds out he commented the crime. Odysseus and Oedipus self-hood’s are similar because they both were very dedicated to their country in which they ruled. Odysseus was continuously dedicated in getting back to his homeland, Ithaca to the extent that he continuously risked his life. Odysseus was a man who knew himself well. He knew he was born to rule his country for his people, and he never lost sight of this. As he spent years trapped on Kalypso’s Island, he fantasized for the day he would be with his family and rule his country again. The day finally came, when goddess Kalypso set Odysseus free to go back to his homeland. Although he knew his journey home would be risking his life, he knew his dedication towards his homeland would carry him through. Odysseus trust in his decision to risk his life,
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