Odyssey Essay | Hospitality: the Way of Life

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Hospitality: the Way of Life

Summary: Essay describes the hospitality of the people in the novel "The Odyssey" by Homer.
In the epic, The Odyssey by Homer translated by Robert Fitzgerald, hospitality to a guest, a stranger, or a beggar, employs the kindness of people towards people they do not know. Odysseus is invited for meals from his journey back home from Troy. Not only are people being hospitable to Odysseus, but other wanders too.

Men will help wanderers and will disobey their parents to do what is best for the guests and the family. For example, when the watchdogs were going to attack Odysseus, the swineherd threw stones at them and told Odysseus, "Come to the cabin. You're a wanderer too. You must eat something, drink some wine, and tell me where you are from and the hard times you've seen (248). A swineherd from the middle of nowhere helps a man being attacked and invites him to have a meal. The swineherd not knowing...

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