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10/02/07 Contrast styles: Iliad: known world predictable Achilles and happenings Barely any feast scene. Much less social content. Balance of justice. Divine power is comparatively more intelligible. Cosmo: rationality Achilles lives by epic warrior code. He holds a sable and consistent identity. Odyssey: unknown world reckless wanderer Odysseus and unpredictable happenings More feast scenes. More social content (although paradoxically Odysseus can be a loner sometimes) Lack of justice. Divine power is comparatively severely irrational. Cosmo: irrationality Odysseus’s renouncement and affirmation of his identity. His identity transforms over times. Greek Culture of Hospitality/ Culture of Hosts Odysseus’s journey home is heavily relying on strangers’ hospitality Guests always receive tremendous amount of parting gifts Culture of host is only applied to the morals Poseidon’s’ punishment to the good people, exemplary Phaeacians— irrational divine power. Nostoi (homecoming):
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