My Journey Of Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

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My odyssey began three years ago. I did not even know it was going to happen, but after a couple months I realized I was in for a long tough journey. I am still on that journey, much like Odysseus was. My journey, like Odysseus, has had many challenges. In the Odyssey, Odysseus is faced with many challenges. For example Odysseus struggles with self discipline. Odysseus is also always on the quest for the best path but ends up taking the longest route. These both relate back to my odyssey. Odysseus and I share a lot of the same struggles trying to find the end to our path. About three years ago is when my odyssey began. At the time I was just starting oboe, and I did not think much of it. It was not till a few months afterwards when I realized I had fallen in love with the instrument. I practiced for hours and hours, sometimes up to six hours a day. Oboe…show more content…
In the Odyssey Odysseus is faced many challenges that even involve death. This is all to return to see his beautiful wife Penelope, and his son Telemachus. Odysseus is trying to find the best path back to Ithaca, but he ends up taking the longest and most dangerous path. This causes Odysseus to lose a lot of his men. He is stuck with a need for more self discipline. Odysseus needs to have a strategic plan instead of stopping at all the islands he sees putting his men at risk. One example is when Odysseus loses his men at Thrinacia. Odysseus is told by the gods to not let anyone disturb the cattle. Odysseus men end up eating some of the cattle. Since Odysseus played no part in the eating of the sacred cattle, the gods rage by killing all of his men, sparing only Odysseus. Another example of this is when Odysseus and his men were traveling and they met Scylla and Charybdis. Zeus orders a big storm to Odysseus men. The storm kills his men and destroys their ship. Odysseus is left to spare by the gods and washes up on shore on the island of
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