The Odyssey close reading

The Odyssey close reading - when you set out for home- and...

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The Odyssey (13.340) Ah, but you never recognized me, did you? Pallas Athena, daughter of Zeus- who always stands beside you, shields you in every exploit: thanks to me the phaeacians all embraced you warmly. And now I am here once more, to weave a scheme with you and to hide the treasure-trove Phaeacia’s nobles lavished on you then- I willed it, planned it so
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Unformatted text preview: when you set out for home- and to tell you all the trials you must suffer in your palace… Endure them all. You must. You have no choice. And to no one- no man, no woman, not a soul-reveal that you are the wanderer home at last. No, in silence you must bear a world of pain, subject yourself to the cruel abuse of men.”...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2009 for the course BIO biology taught by Professor Meighan during the Spring '09 term at Berkeley.

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