After Odysseus is let go he went to the land ruled by Phoenicians. The Phoenician king approves to provide a ship for Odysseus. Odysseus’s ship sails to the home of Aeolus, ruler of the winds, and Aeolus provides Odysseus with a bag of wind. Odysseus did not deem it necessary to tell his crew what was in the bag that Aeolus gave him. Odysseus reacted to the crew’s actions with sorrow and then asked Aeolus, “My evil crew ruined me, that and stubborn sleep.
Archetype Essay An archetype is the original pattern which are repeated over time. Two major archetypes are Character and Situational. The Character Archetype I chose was the White Goddess. The White Goddess is a good, beautiful maiden who is usually blonde. The White goddess is often very religious or intellectual values and may make an ideal marriage partner.
Archetypes have persisted in literary works through the sands of time and continue to be used to this day. Throughout traditional and modern literature, the formulaic structure of myths and the use of archetypes has been utilized in a consistent manner. Although many would argue that the universal use of archetypes has been erratic and intermittent through time, the use of the major hero and mentor archetypes within the tale of King Arthur and The Odyssey, and the refined usage of archetypes in modern literature, exhibit the universality of archetypes in different cultures and time periods. The hero archetype in both the tale of King Arthur and The Odyssey exemplify its universal use in British and Greek culture respectively. Although each
When someone mentions archetypal literary devices, an epic American space opera comes to mind, right? No? Well, I’m here to illustrate the importance of Archetypes in the story from a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. This is an in-depth analysis of three of the many archetypes found in Star Wars: “the mentor”, “the magic weapon” , and “the hunting group of companions”. The first archetype we will be going over is the hunting group of companions, an archetype clearly conveyed in the film with Han, Leia, Luke, and the rest of the rebels.
Odysseus is a hero because all of the suitors were invading his home when Telemachus and Penelope did not like it. In The Odyssey, Odysseus and Telemachus fought every single suitor until they were all dead. This shows Odysseus is a hero because it is what everyone wanted, is the suitors to leave. Also in The Odyssey, when Penelope heard Odysseus was home she was filled with joy and fainted from so much excitement. This shows Odysseus is a hero because Penelope was saved by him and now he has returned back home to her.
Imagine being were swept away from home, away from everything that was dear, to fight a war that was not your own. Odysseus, King of Ithica, was sent into battle soon after his son was born. The great warrior he is, allowed him to win, but due to his overwhelming, vainglorious shouts of victory turned the god Poseidon against him. Poseidon vowed to not let him return to his homeland and set him keep him at sea forever. In his journey to find his way home, Odysseus and his crew encounter many obstacles that hindered his success which leads to the transferring of responsibility.
Odysseus is tempted by the land of the Lotus-Eaters he desires all that he can benefit by raiding their home. Homer writes, “Then I sent out two picked men and a runner to learn what race of man that land sustained”(92-93). In line 94 Odysseus then learned that his decisions were made in vain, because Odysseus’ men “.. fell in soon enough, with the Lotus-Eaters,” Odysseus took his pride from defeating Troy and turned it into arrogance. This then created problem with Odysseus and his crew and their ability to get back home. One would think that Odysseus would not run into a conflict like he had already endured, but as stated in lines 458-459 Odysseus didn’t learn.
What does the fact that Odysseus won’t bathe in front of the girls tell us about the kind of person he is? The fact that Odysseus won 't bathe in front of the girls tells us that he is very modest. 5. Does Nausicaa believe her parents will help Odysseus? Nausicaa believes that her parents will help Odysseus because they have an obligation in which all Greeks have to help strangers and feed them like they are family, also Odysseus is a good person, and Athena makes it seem like Odysseus is a God to them.
Since Poseidon is the god of the sea, Odysseus and his men, traveling by ship, are doomed from the beginning. Away from home for over two decades, suitors start invading Ithaca, in hope of marrying Odysseus’ wife, and inheriting the role as king. After losing all of his men, it is up to Odysseus to find his way home, and defeat the suitors. “The Journey” reflects on an
One cannot deny that, Odysseus was a loyal husband, a strong, and brave leader. He was able to defeat great beasts with his men on the long twenty year voyage. Odysseus was loyal to his wife Penelope even when he had other women trying to go after him. He wouldn’t run away from danger he would go to it. As stated before, Odysseus was smart; he was able to outwit the cyclops, Polyphemus by getting him drunk and blinding him.