Importance Of Journey In The Odyssey

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The journey matters more than the destination when a character goes on a journey that encourages learning. They learn more when they have to make hard choices in their journey. The people are also faced with hard trials in their journey. Learning makes the journey matter more than the destination when they take something away that they can make their lives better with. The Odyssey states that the men had pillaged Cicones and then they were attacked so they lost many men. In The Odyssey “We lost six benches of men” (Homer 63) shows that the Odysseus’s men were all foolish and they learned a valuable lesson on listening and they would keep that forever. Also, in “The Ugly Duckling” the duck says “how thankful I am that even a dog won’t bite

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