Odyssey Essay | Telemachus and Orestes

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Telemachus and Orestes

Summary: Parallels Telemachus and Orestes in the Odyssey
Telemachus displays a great amount of courage, respect, and responsibility in the epic Odysseus. Orestes serves as a role model for the yet unwilling and immature Telemachus. Orestes situations and actions somewhat parallels to the situation in Ithaca. Orestes, son of Agamemnon, performed actions, which inspired Telemachus to deal with the suitors and absence of his father. Although these characters circumstances are somewhat different they both uphold one significant quality of determination during there troubled times.

After being away for many years Agamemmnon finally returned to his homeland. He was greeted with an unusual welcome. While being away for a long period of time his wife Clymnestra had proved to be unfaithful. Aegisthus, Agamemnon's first cousin, has managed to seduce Clytemnestra and the two conspired to murder Agamemnon on his return home. Upon returning, Aegisthus invites the victorious king of kings and his men to a feast...

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