Compare the characterization of Ulysses and Telemachus in Tennyson's "Ulysses."

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For Tennyson, the most evident mode of comparison between both figures is that they are both leaders. It becomes evident in the poem that Tennyson sees both figures as leaders of Ithaca.  Ulysses is the traditional leader of the island, while Telemachus has been elevated to a point where he is now leader, as well.  Yet, it is here where there is some pivot.  In his words, Ulysses sees Telemachus as more equipped to handle the administrative and...

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