Odysseus Journey In Homer's Odyssey

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A cat, every afternoon, waited in his backyard by the shed. He waited for the mice to run around so he can gobble them all up, but one day one of the mice got away. So the cat chased the mouse all over the yard. Up and down and, down and up until the mouse went under the house where the cat couldn't reach him. The next day the cat waited by the house and again the cat chased the same mouse and the mouse got away. This continued every afternoon until one day, while the mouse was stuffing it's face the cat caught him and gobbled him all up. The cat was proud he had finally done it but the next day the cat waited by the house for the mouse. The mouse was gone. The cat realized that he had caught the mouse that had gave him joy him for so long …show more content…
Many of the things people will see and hear are things people will think about hand shape people into who they are. Like how in the Odyssey by Homer Odysseus got home and couldn't ever recite the story. The moments where to valuable to share. “Those adventures made a long evening, and I do not hold with tiresome repetition of a story.” (Homer 995-998) Odysseus has gone on a long journey in which a lot of life changing thing happened but it's important to live in the moment. Many people shouldn't have to explain their journey and the joy that it bring it brings them becuase can be greater that anything they could retell. Although it was a tough journey for him, he will remember the fun times while feeling a ton of emotions on the …show more content…
In “Courage” by Anne sexton the main character is going though there mediocrely war story. The main character is not a brave soul at first but as they learn they become braver and they have learned for their experience. “Later, when you face old age and natural conclusion your courage will still be shown in the little ways, each spring you sharpen your sword you’ll bargain with the calendar and at the moment when death opens the bock door you'll put on your carpet slippers and stride outside.”(Anne sexton 39-48) At the last moments the main character realized it was worth it the journey they people called life was fulfilled for them. Years Passed as this person was old and they fought off death for they family and for themselfs. At the end of their journey they knew that there learnt lessons would help other and they when content with themselves when they died. For other people they are not lucky enough to learn on their journeys some time it's after the journeys are over the “The Ugly Duckling” by Hans Christian Andersen. The “duck” grew up thinking it was ugly and different but he lack the expression to know that he was beautiful. “Then he felt quite ashamed, and hid his head under his wing;for he did not know what to do, he was so happy and yet nat at all proud. He had been persecuted and despised for his ugliness, and now he heard them say he was the most beautiful of

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