Odysseus’ Adventures

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FLCL 271 – Classical Mythology

Looking into the story of Odysseus, he’s gotten himself into a little bit of trouble. Having to travel for 10 years to return back to his home in Ithaca from the war in Troy. He’s met some interesting creatures on this long, grueling journey with his crew. Odysseus, being the captain of the ship, shows that he is determined to get home and making sure his whole crew is alive. Using some of the theories of myth, the interpretations of the myth can be taken many different ways.

In one of the theories of myths Readings in Classical Mythology discusses is the Charter Theory. In the charter theory, myths are told as foundations of social customs. “Myths about the social world of law and custom served to... View More »

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There are many other interpretations that can be used for Odysseus’ journey back to Ithaca. Odysseus and his crew encountered many creatures while trying to get back to his home after fighting in the Trojan War. Each posed a different threat to them getting home. Using the charter theory, psychology theory, and feminism and gender studies, showed the story more in depth and gave a different perspective on the story. ...

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