Odysseus Sirens Analysis

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“Every man needs his siren to check his courage and strength” – Dejan Stojanovic --. Stojanovic views the sirens as women, taking care of their spouses, and giving their spouses what they need in order to be strong. However others may view them differently. Sirens are portrayed differently through the eyes of different people. Odysseus, from “The Odyssey” and Margaret Atwood, author of “Siren Song” portray the sirens differently in their excerpts. In Homers’ classical epic, Odysseus’ classical tone and chauvinistic point of view exhibits that the sirens can be conquered, whereas, Atwood’s modern tone and feminist point of view suggest the sirens to be more insidious. Odysseus, in the custom of Greek Heroes, is able to overcome the sirens through
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