Odyssey Essay | Coming of Age

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Coming of Age

Summary: Essay discusses the maturation process of the character of Telemakhos in "The Odyssey."
In books seventeen to twenty there is a dramatic change in the way that homer portrays telemarketers. The since the beginning of this epic poem we have watched Telemakhos come of age. In book one Telemakhos was just a child His pushed around by the suitors, he had just begun to come of age. By book twenty, he is respected as an adult. Through journeys assisted by divine intervention, Telemakhos has matured vastly in age. His it could never have appeared without the assistance of Athena and it Odysseus. Those around him, including his mother, Penelope, notice his advancement in age.

Odysseus shows his development when his mother complements him on how well he has matured. The suitors were never hospitable. In book one, when the suitors were helping themselves to Odysseus' wealth, Penelope said nothing of it. Ironically, Penelope is in that same situation again, but...

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