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Roles of Women in "The Odyssey"

Summary: My essay is about three women in "The Odyssey" and it talks about what roles they play in helping Odysseus through his journey home.
The Odyssey shows women playing important roles. There were kind, caring, generous women. Seductive women. And some were very clever. Homer paints positive pictures of the women in The Odyssey. There were three characters in The Odyssey that are good examples of Homer's view of women.

Athena, the gray eyed goddess was very caring, kind, and generous. She wanted to help Odysseus find his way home very much because she knew how much pain and trouble he went through not being with his family. She came to him in various forms and helped him find his way home. An example would be when she disguised herself as a young girl and when Odysseus asked her where he was she told him and when he was walking through the island she covered him with fog so no one would recognize him. Another example is when...

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