Main Characters In The Odyssey

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In the beginning of The Odyssey, the main characters are shown to us as well as the main setting. We meet Odysseus, his wife Penelope, and his son Telemachus.They all lived in Ithaca. Odysseus was stranded at sea after fighting in the Trojan War. When he was trying get out of the city where the Trojan War was his men that fought beside him wanted to stay and fill their stomachs and drink to their content. While his men were drinking and eating, the Cicones who had escaped the city went and gathered everyone they could to make an army to take revenge on Odysseus and his men. Odysseus and his men were driven back to their ships and they took off. They were heading home when winds knocked them of course and left them in unknown waters. They saw land and found a good harbor. Odysseus then sent men to see if the land was inhabited but the men never came back. Odysseus went to see what was the matter and he realized that the land was inhabited and this was the land of Lotus eaters. Any man who ate from the lotus plant would forget all of their cares, forget their homes, and give them the desire to stay and enjoy the blissful euphoria the plant gave them. Odysseus grabbed the men and dragged them to the boat. Then he told the rest of them to row as fast as they could to get away from the land of the Lotus Eaters. Then during the night their ships had hit a sandy harbor and they decided to stay there for the night. When they woke up in the morning they saw wild goats jumping among
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