This is an Analytical Essay and the topic is as follows:

Discuss Odysseus’ visit to the Phaiakians. What do you think they represented in Greek society? What did Odysseus’ other “visits” (including the stay on Calypso’s island) and adventures in the Odyssey represent?

The source is “The Norton Anthology of World Literature, second edition, vol. A.”

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