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Odysseus Analysis. Through Pheidons point of view, this passage illustrates Odysseus return to his homeland of Ithaca,
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(Book 19, page 257, lines 296-306)
'Odysseus himself, Pheidon said, had gone to Dodona to find out the will of Zeus from the great oak-tree that is sacred to the god, how he should approach his own native land after so long an absence, openly or in disguise. So he is safe and will soon be back. Indeed, he is very close. His exile from his friends and country will be ended soon; and you shall have my oath as well. I swear first by Zeus, the best and greatest of the gods, and then by the great Odysseus' hearth which I have come to, that everything will happen as I foretell. This very month Odysseus will be here, between the warning of the old moon and the waxing of the new.'
Through Pheidon's point of view, this passage illustrates Odysseus' return to his homeland of Ithaca, which is near the end of his journey in Homer's book of "The Odyssey." Also, this passage shows the relation Odysseus had with the Greek gods, notably the almighty Zeus. In those days, to seek advice from the goods only few had the privilege of doing. This
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