History Literature / TheOdyssey

12th Oct '17 5:21:01 PM rjd1922
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In no way related to the song from ''VideoGame/SuperMarioOdyssey'', as this predates that by centuries.
13th Sep '17 3:40:14 AM WolfMattGrey
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* QuestToTheWest: The end goal of the whole story is to get back home in Greece after leaving Troy.
10th Sep '17 12:11:09 PM Imjustme
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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Odysseus rejects Calypso's offer of immortality to return to his wife and family.

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: While most,such as the gods, [[LivingForeverIsAwesome definitely disagree with this sentiment]] Odysseus himself rejects Calypso's offer of immortality while being trapped on an island in order to remain free and to return to his wife and family.
20th Jul '17 12:13:03 PM KagSwirby
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In no way related to the song from ''VideoGame/SuperMarioOdyssey'', as this predates that by centuries.
1st Jun '17 7:48:26 PM athalara
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* ClingyJealousGirl: Odysseus finds that having a nymph wanting to sex you up 24/7 gets old after seven years. Calypso, however, has no intention of letting go.
* ComingOfAgeStory: The first few chapters are this for Telemachus

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* ClingyJealousGirl: Odysseus finds that having a nymph wanting to sex you up 24/7 gets old after seven years. Calypso, however, has no intention of letting go.
go, until she's ordered to by Zeus himself.
* ComingOfAgeStory: The first few chapters are this for TelemachusTelemachus.
19th May '17 3:05:40 PM HighCrate
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* GenreSavvy: When attacking the Cicones Odysseus spares the Priest of Apollo.
1st May '17 11:38:21 AM longWriter
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* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Penelope's suitors stayed a long time and thinned out Odysseus's herds by eating them. No wonder he killed them all in the end!
13th Apr '17 1:17:48 PM Madrugada
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* OurAncestorsAreSuperheroes: Odysseus is actually an aversion; he has no special powers beyond being a really devious and clever man (and knowing how to string a recurve bow; which, again, relies on a trick and not on brute force).

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* OurAncestorsAreSuperheroes: Odysseus is actually an aversion; he has no special powers beyond being a really devious devious, clever, strong, and clever man (and knowing how to string a recurve bow; which, again, relies on a trick and not on brute force).determined man .
20th Mar '17 10:34:22 PM ultimomant
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* YouRemindMeOfX: Odysseus says Nausicaa resembles the goddess Artemis.
5th Feb '17 8:03:02 PM CJCroen1393
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* TheDreaded: In the Underworld, Odysseus expresses genuine terror at the thought of meeting Persephone. Oddly enough, he doesn't extend as much fearful respect to her husband.

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* TheDreaded: TheDreaded:
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In the Underworld, Odysseus expresses genuine terror at the thought of meeting Persephone. Oddly enough, he doesn't extend as much fearful respect to her husband.husband.
** No one on Odysseus' crew wants to pass between Scylla and Charybdis, and Charybdis in particular terrifies everyone on the ship. And this fear is ''[[EldritchAbomination very much justified]].


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* VillainousGlutton: Charybdis, an [[EldritchAbomination unspeakably horrifying monster]] who devours everything that passes her.
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