Character Development In The Odyssey

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Homer’s 24 book epic, The Odyssey, focuses on Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, and his development as a human being during his seemingly everlasting journey home from the Trojan War. The epic contains several trials and tribulations along with numerous adventures that help shape Odysseus into a well-rounded human being. As the epic develops, one notices that is unlike Homer’s pervious characters because Odysseus is more dynamic rather than static.
Odysseus’ story truly begins in Homer’s epic, The Iliad. In this epic Odysseus goes through a large amount of character evolution as the poem develops. At the start of the poem Odysseus is being persuaded by Lord Agamemnon and Menelaus to accompany them in arms in the battle of Troy. Odysseus beings
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