Odyssey Siren Song Analysis

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Odysseus always wanted to be the man who did what no man could do. This is very apparent in “The Odyssey” and “Siren Song”, two different works by two different authors in two different formats all about the same story. Odysseus deliberately faced the Siren’s death trap so that he could feel like a better man than any other. The Odyssey and Siren Song have very contrasting perspectives on the sirens intentions. In The Odyssey, Homer uses a very dramatic tone with vivid imagery when describing the Siren’s “ravishing voices” and the “chafing rope” used to bind Odysseus. The book is told in a first point of view and Odysseus’ ego shines through when he explained that he easily kneaded the wax thanks to his “strength” and “strong hands” alongside
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