Sources: 1. The Odyssey: PDF Attached 2. The Genesis from the Bible N

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1. The Odyssey: PDF Attached
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2. The Genesis from the Bible NRSV(All 50 chapters): https://www.bible.com/bible/2016/GEN.1.NRSV
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3. The Exodus from the Bible(Chapters 1-25 and 32-34): https://www.bible.com/bible/2016/EXO.1.NRSV
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Please write a strong essay and for each evidence or citation mark it in essay with the book name and page number. You are not allowed to use any sources other than the ones listed above. Your paragraph cannot be longer than a page, ideal paragraph is a little less than a page. Please choose from the three topics I have listed below and use the three sources above to answer one of the prompts below in your essay. Your essay has to be minimum of 5 pages.
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Prompt 1: In Genesis and Exodus God seems displeased by human society on numerous occasions. At several points He moves to destroy those societies. In The Odyssey the titular hero encounters several societies that offer alternatives to both his home in Ithaca and the smoking ruins of Troy. For multiple reasons Odysseus finds these societies lacking in one way or another. Do God and Odysseus see similar flaws in the cities and societies they either leave or actively try to destroy? If they do how can this similarity be explained? If not is it simply the difference between a god and a man or does it reveal something rooted in the cultures that spawned both works?
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Prompt 2: Compare Odysseus and Abraham as fathers, husbands, and leaders. One abandons his son for almost twenty years while the other is willing to sacrifice his son to demonstrate his devotion to God. Their positions as husbands appear equally problematic as Abraham spends a good deal of time disguisng his wife as a his sister and Odysseus takes on a series of lovers during his long absence from his wife. Despite these apparent failings both men are consider exemplarary leaders. Why? How can we reconcile their failures or at the very least issues with parenting and being good spouses with their status as cultural models? Are the types of attention and devotion appropriate on a familial level antithetical to those required of good leader?
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Prompt 3: Odysseus and Jacob/Israel display strikingly similar charactertistics at key moments in their stories. Their relationships with other people tend towards deception while their connections with God/the gods is far more intimate than we are used to encountering. Do the similarities stop there or are there deeper points of comparison that can be made for thr two? Unlike their contemporaries both men appear willing to oppose rather than uphold cultural norms. If they are dissenters how can they still serve as exemplars?
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