Tag Archives: C.P. Cavafy

Sending Students Out into the World

On Saturday at our commencement ceremony, I read C. P. Cavafy’s poem “Ithaka.” It was a great selection for a number of reasons.

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Bold Traveler, Set out for Ithaka (or Paliki)

Historical research suggests that Odysseus’s island may have been Paliki, not Ithaka. Cavafy’s poem “Ithaka” informs us that it doesn’t matter.

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