Compare And Contrast Essay For The Odyssey

Compare And Contrast Essay For The Odyssey-3
For an ancient Greek example, you will use Odysseus from The Odyssey.For an American hero, you will use one of the heroes agreed upon by our class (voting poll#4).In your conclusion, you should address whether you think heroes are as important to your generation (contemporary America) as they were for the ancient Greeks.

For an ancient Greek example, you will use Odysseus from The Odyssey.For an American hero, you will use one of the heroes agreed upon by our class (voting poll#4).In your conclusion, you should address whether you think heroes are as important to your generation (contemporary America) as they were for the ancient Greeks.

So I don't think that she had actually slept with the men that she had turned into animals because they were obviously not immune like Odysseus was.

Penelope was also surrounded by men however they were not animals, how ever much they behaved like one, again there is no evidence in the text or in the references that she was unfaithful to Odysseus in any way. Conclusion In this way Penelope and Circe are quite similar however Penelope uses wit whereas Circe uses magic to deceive people.

Fate made by the Gods Both of the women are visited by the gods, Penelope has visits from the Goddess Athena, she makes Penelope appear more beautiful towards the Achaeans 'the great goddess then endouded her with immortal gifts, to make the Achaeans marvel at her beauty' (18, 190) Athena then goes on to make her more beautiful when she was asleep so that Penelope would not know that it was a goddess doing the 'meddling' and think that she was just having a nice dream.

Whereas Circe's fate with the gods it much more upfront as she is herself a goddess.

https://studentshare.org/history/1677280-compare-and-contrast-the-representation-of-women-in-the-iliad-and-the-odyssey. Both the stories are very similar with only minor differences which will be discussed below.

Both the stories essentially follow the same storyline but there are some changes.

However she does not stray from Odysseus even though he had been gone for 20 years.

The promise that she made to Odysseus that when telemachus has grown a beard and has become a man, then she will remarry, true to her word she does intend to remarry as she sets out the challenge of the great bow to stall time, also she makes a cloth to morn Odysseus to stall time as well.

To this, Hector objected, claiming that if he was to relax and offer a sacrifice, then he would need to cleanse himself first (Homer, n.p.).

Further, after Hector has delivered this message, Hecuba and the rest of the women in Troy takes up their finest robes and goes to Athena’s temple, where they offered the sacrifice and prayed for the success of their warriors in the battle, and for their safe return (Homer, n.p.).

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