When Telemachos arrives, Menelaos is hosting a
double wedding feast, and he serves them food even
before finding out their names. Nice guy!
Telemachos is totally awed by the place, and he can't
help but whisper that Menelaos.
Menelaos agrees; he was pret
Telemachos calls a meeting of all the Ithakan men,
which includes the suitors.
Lord Aigyptios (not to be confused with Aigisthos, the
man whose murder the gods were earlier discussing),
want to know why. After all, there haven't been any
meetings since O
Woman, Lovely Woman
Ever heard of the distaff? Used for spinning thread,
the distaff has been a symbol of femininity since,
well, the ancient Greeks. And what does Penelope
spend all her time doing? Weaving. Sure, she's
deliberately unraveling it
Athene begs Zeus to have mercy on Odysseus, so he
sends messenger Hermes to Kalypso's islands with
instructions to let Odysseus go and, adding insult to
injury, to help him build a sturdy escape raft.
Gee, our dad won't even buy us that Jetta we've been
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak
and weary,Over many a quaint and curious volume of
forgotten lore While I nodded, nearly napping,
suddenly there came a tapping,As of some one
gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door "'Tis
One ordinary evening in the not too distant past, I
discovered I had exhausted all the offerings of the
futuristic entertainment devices designed to help me
tolerate the present. There was nothing that
interested me on my high-definition television,
At dawn, Athene goes around the city in town-crier
disguise, shouting the news of the stranger's coming
and the upcoming feast. Everyone congregates at
She also makes Odysseus totally studly (studlier) and
instills in him a desire to prove hi
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
(Born Nelle Harper Lee) American novelist.
The following entry provides criticism on Lee's novel To
Kill a Mockingbird. See also Harper Lee Contemporary
Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mock
Hamlet and Sex
So, you've probably noticed that Hamlet is seriously
angry with his motherespecially her sex life. Here's
what Hamlet says in his first soliloquy after he tells
us he wants his "flesh" to "melt."
That it should come to this:But two months d