The Role Of Fame In The Odyssey

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Desire for fame is another reason for Odysseus to return his homeland. If he had married with Calypso, he could be immortal at once and he would not die, but in that island he had no fame for his personality. Odyssey’s journey after he left his home to troy, and from troy to Calypso’s island means much more for him; though the situation in his home and the journey was unpleasant, he will get the fame for his deeds once he will reach Ithaca. Even the journey was incredibly painful, Odysseus shared every things to people on the way because his journey was meaningful for him as he went to Trojan’s war, killed Troy’s companion, blinded Cyclops, cursed by Poseidon, reached the kingdom of the Dead, save his troops from Circe, all his commanders died
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