The Portrayal Of Women In Homer's The Odyssey

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"The Odyssey" is a poem, written by Homer, which narrates the main character, Odysseus, who goes off into the Trojan war and tries to go back home to Ithaca after the war. However, he is frequently being disturbed from angry creatures or gods, some ion which are women. On the journey home , Odysseus encounters many women who changes the course home or himself. Some women he encounters are Athena and Circe. These women are powerful and in some way helpful. This shows that Homer's respects to women that are powerful because they have some effects on his journey. On the journey home, Athena assists Odysseus on his way back home. She is the most powerful of the women because she helps Odysseus fight off his enemies by telling Odysseus what he
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