Odyssey Essay | The Odyssey, Books I - IV

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The Odyssey, Books I - IV

Summary: Explores Telemachus's character in Books I-IV of Homer's "The Odyssey." Considers how because of feelings of being left behind and not getting the recognition he so rightfully deserves to take over the throne, Telemachus will set out on a journey to find the answers he needs.
In reading the first four books of "The Odyssey" we see a lot of different struggles going on but once we focus on Telemachus we begin to capture a more metal picture of this main character. Odysseus's son, Telemachus has lost his father, suitors are pursuing his mother, and he is learning how to grow up without the legendary guidance of his great father. Telemachus appears to be a young, lost boy who is trapped in a world that he has no control over. Feelings of being left behind and not getting the recognition he so rightfully deserves to take over the throne, Telemachus will set out on a journey to find the answers he needs.

In Book I, Athena, Zeus's daughter, seems to come to Telemachus' rescue, in a sense. She then sets off for Ithaka and here we start to see a...

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