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Unformatted text preview: somewhat restless, and he realizes that his nostos does not end at the sight of Ithaca. 2.) Penelope is the speaker of this passage and is weighing her options on whether to remain faithful and wait for Odysseus or move on and marry another suitor. Penelopes subtle message is stating that there is a third option, killing her own son. This thought process is apparent in her simile of Pandareus and her ill-fated son Itylus....
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- The Odyssey, Odysseus, Penelope, Tiresias