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Unformatted text preview: and they live there for a year. A second time where Odysseus is treated with hospitality is when he travels to Hades to see Tiresias for a way home. All the souls in Hades begin to help him on his task and provide as much hospitality as they can for being just a soul. 3. The pair of contradictory messages can be found in the previous question. There is a prevalent message of being hospitable to guests in Greek myths because people do not want to anger Zeus and bring his punishment upon them. In the odyssey we observe the opposite of this normality. Odysseus rarely ever receives a nice welcome that is to be expected in Greek myth and is often the recipient of a much harsher punishment for he and his crew....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course CLAS 1100 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.
- Spring '07
- The Odyssey, Hospitality, Odysseus, Zeus, Circe