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Unformatted text preview: o Ruthlessness (needs to see the suitors dead)-Power of women in the Iliad and the Odyssey discussed Marriage of Odysseus and Penelope -Even though she knows it is Odysseus, tests him on page 34-Would have loved to see him like a lion on page 336-Does Penelope just need to have Odysseus aura around her? Telemachus-Grows as a person o Kills a man o Takes charge of the household when Odysseus is gone o Performs his duties as a son-Why does he care so much about Odysseus when he does not truly know him? 4 different translations of the Odyssey are discussed, regarding the scene where Odysseus meets Laertes....
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- Fall '07
- The Odyssey, Odysseus, Penelope, Laertes