Duck and Hide Technique Help Reveal the True Odysseus.

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Duck and Hide Technique Help Reveal the True Odysseus In the Odyssey by Homer the goal in all of the patterns of falsification, investigation and recognition were to reveal the true nature of Odysseus to himself and to those around him, test the loyalty of the people around him, mature his son into manhood, test the love of his wife and to further the notion that all men must succumb to their fate predetermined by …

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…new developed patience. This hero although flawed mirrors mans' life in many ways. His struggle to come to grips with who he is, is analogous to his falsification because he himself like most of us can't handle the hard truth. His final revelation showed a changed humbled form of his former self which like his disguises throughout the story was formed by the Gods. Bibliography Fagles, Robert. Homer: Odyssey New York, New York: Penguin Group, 1990.