166-167). Complimenting Nausicaa further confirms Odysseus is disloyal to Penelope because by giving her compliments Odysseus is showing he thinks she is this beautiful girl which is ultimately leading her on. In addition, Odysseus does not even think about Penelope in this situation. He completely ignores the fact that his actions could have consequences in the future. In the same way as above, Odysseus continues to show disloyalty
Through everything with her dad and everyone’s disapproval Desdemona remained positive with all the hardships she went through and kept a good attitude. Another good thing she did was fulfilled her correct roles and duties such as being a good wife, helping others, and being faithful and loyal. At any moment Desdemona could have left Othello because all of the chaos she had to go through, but she didn’t, instead she stuck by his side through thick and thin. An example of this would be one of her final words to Othello “And you have mercy on me too! I never did anything wrong to you in my life.
Homer’s the Odyssey is a classic example of how separation can affect a man’s loyalty and how proving oneself can restore reputation. Odysseus keeps his respect and loyalty toward everyone he befriends. Odysseus is a very loyal man and knows how to keep his promises even through his twenty year journey away from home. Odysseus goes off to fight with the Greeks during the trojan war which happens to take nine years, he then spends a year in Greece and it takes him ten years to finally get back home. “As he wept for a way home, since the nymph was no longer pleasing him.
Who is the man who is willing to fight for ten years to return to his family stopping at nothing? Who is the man who never ceases in his fight to return home, no matter how difficult his decisions or how grueling his trials are. That man is Odysseus. The Odyssey is an epic poem in which a hero, Odysseus, embarks on a thrilling quest to return back to his home and family in Ithaca after succeeding in the Trojan War. In his several journeys, he faces several hardships that delay this goal.
“What of those years of rough adventure, weathered under Zeus?” (953). Odysseus, the main character, says this in The Odyssey, written by Homer. The epic starts off two years after the Trojan War, which Odysseus fought in for ten years. Now, Odysseus must journey home, which takes him another ten years. Odysseus faces challenges while going home and has some guidance along the way.
“Like strength is felt from hope, and from despair” (Homer). Odysseus -the reigning king of Ithaca- took part in the Trojan War for 10 long years. He then ventured on for another 10 years to return to to his homeland of Ithaca. On and on he raced to go home but was challenged with many challenges along his journey. Three major events were when Odysseus got caught in the land of the cyclopes, the journey through the ventures, and when he challenges the suitors to a duel to win back his home and wife.
What of those years of rough adventure, weathered under Zeus? ”(27-29). Calypso detained Odysseus for several years until Zeus sends Hermes to have Odysseus released and to return home to Ithaca. Odysseus then starts his quest back home to Ithaca. A true hero is on a quest for justice and to restore order back in the kingdom.
Seven years stuck on this island, everyday counting the days planning, planning to escape from this miserable place and continue my journey to get home and see my beautiful wife Penelope, Oh Penelope how I miss you. All my men dead, dead because of me. Calypso offering me immortality to stay with her and become her husband. Tempting offer it is but I can not accept it as I am already married to Penelope and I am loyal to her. Sadly if if I did say to to her offer I doubt she would set me free.
In The Odyssey by Homer, gods and goddesses play a crucial part in making sure the hero is where he needs to be. The book is about a war hero, Odysseus’ son named Telemachus, who voyages to find his father, who was presumed dead. At the same time, Odysseus, who is alive, was imprisoned on Calypso’s island. He was set free due to the power of the gods here and he makes his way back home. Along the way, he and his crew encounter a lot of different enemies like cyclops, sirens and more.
The Odyssey is an epic poem written by the very well-known Greek poet, Homer. It details the events of Odysseus and the struggles he faced to returning home after the Trojan War. In The Odyssey, King Odysseus of Ithaka has not returned to his homeland for over a decade, and while he is away, a mob of unruly suitors has infringed his palace to court his wife, Queen Penelope of Ithaka. The plot of the book focuses mostly on Odysseus’s voyage home; however, the book illustrates how hard times were for Penelope. Throughout The Odyssey, Penelope has to cope with 108 suitors in her palace harassing her for her hand in marriage and taking advantage of the land.