Odysseus3 - ENGL 2111 World Literature October 20, 2009 The...

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ENGL 2111 World Literature October 20, 2009 The Odyssey Q1. Explain why Penelope reveals her own Métis or cunning intelligent. When talking to Odysseus, Penelope reveals her own or cunning intelligent by telling him that she had bought time from the suitors who were pressing her for marriage by telling them that she had to finish weaving before she could marry or else her thread will have spun in vain; she would weave the loom during the day and unwove at night. (Bk 19 page 523 lines 149-158) Q2. What does the maid, Melantho, have in common with the similarly named Melanthios? Melantho is sister to Melanthios. They are both disloyal and ungrateful, they Incriminate Odysseus harshly, rudely and treats him with contempt. (Bk 19 pg 521 lines 72-76), (Bk 20 pg 540 lines 182-187) Q3. What are the details or characteristics that associate or link Odysseus with his maternal grandfather? The details that link Odysseus to his maternal grandfather are that the grandfather arrived from a trip to Ithaka right after he was born and held the baby Odysseus. His grandfather is also the
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