micropaper on the odyssey theme - Throughout the book The Odyssey revenge is one of the main themes covered Some of these revenges have led to death

micropaper on the odyssey theme - Throughout the book The...

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Throughout the book The Odyssey, revenge is one of the main themes covered. Some of these revenges have led to death such as what happened to the suitors and the maids. As Odysseus returns back from his journey to Ithaca, he notices that the suitors are plundering in his residence. What ends up happening is that Odysseus and his family fight back against them and ends up killing them. Odysseus is justified in taking his revenge due to the fact that the Suitors want to harm his family and want to take his property. In this case he had the right to defend himself because the suitors were there to try to steal what was lawfully his. Odysseus's only option was to kill the suitor’s or else everything was going to go the suitor’s way and Odysseus would have lost some of his own belongings including his wife. In Book 22 as Odysseus confronts the Suitors he says 'You dogs, you never thought I would any more come back from the land of Troy, and because of that you despoiled my
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