Examples Of Flaws In The Odyssey

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Everyone has their own obstacles face. Certain restrictions that limit or halt our journey from our main goal or destination. In The Odyssey, written by Homer and translated by Robert Fagles, we can examine some characters with their unique flaws that leads to their undoing. The ones that differentiates themselves from the rest are those that can mature or grow in character throughout the whole of their journey. Odysseus demonstrates this by acknowledging his pride, foolishness, and by not repeating his past mistakes. His son, Telemachus outgrows his boyish nature and self loathing to stand beside his father as equals in battle. Even Penelope, although her change in character is not immense as her male counterparts, shows persistent intelligence
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