Pride And Honor In Homer's Odyssey

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Pride and honor The suitors seem dangerously proud, especially when Odysseus returns. In the end, the suitors have dishonored Odysseus and must pay for this. Justice Odysseus, like Orestes, will eventually be a deliverer of justice. Justice takes time. Neither Orestes nor Odysseus can act immediately. When they do act justice is not tempered by mercy. Helen seems to be beyond justice. Justice can seem brutal - especially when it is meted out by Zeus or Poseidon directly - the Phaeacians are brutally punished for their assistance to Odysseus. Odysseus justice for the maids who slept with the suitors is also brutal. Revenge Homer seems to think that revenge is well justified and people are entitled to it. i summarized it please give
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