Quicklet on Homer's Odyssey (cliffsnotes-like Book Summary)eBook - 2012
The story of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey is the quintessential story of the hero. The struggles that plague Odysseus are symbols for the sufferings all humans encounter and endure. Odysseus' encounters with gods and monsters reinforce the idea that facing challenges is part of the human condition. His psychological and physical battles illuminate the necessity to rise above things such as greed, fear, temptation, and selfishness to focus on what is really important: the love of family. Like Odysseus, humans are at their best when we are able to stay strong in times of crisis, resisting the urge to give in to darker thoughts or feelings. Even today, the values upheld in the Odyssey serve as a beacon for those struggling to face life's challenges.
Publisher: [United States] : Hyperink : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource