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Ithaka

The Greek poet Constantine P. Cavafy utilizes various literary devices in his poem “Ithaka,” which stresses to the reader the importance of taking one’s time on the journey of life. Cavafy employs...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2020 12:31 am UTC

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Ithaka

In the famous poem "Ithaka" by the Greek poet Constantine Peter Cavafy (sometimes written from the Greek as Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis), the poet or narrator is apparently addressing Odysseus, the...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2019 8:03 pm UTC

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Ithaka

C. P. Cavafy’s Ithaka (or Ithaca, 1911) is a philosophical and didactic poem on the Homeric theme of homecoming. The background of this poem is Odysseus’s return to his native Ithaka after many...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2019 5:24 pm UTC

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Ithaka

Ithaka, a poem written circa 1894 by Egypt-born Greek poet C.P. (Constantine Peter) Cavafy, is based on Homer's ancient Greek epic The Odyssey. In this straightforward, conversational, and...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2019 11:36 pm UTC

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