Odyssey Essay | The Telemachi

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The Telemachi

Summary: The journey of Telemachos who tries to find information about his father.
The first four books of "The Odyssey of Homer" are about Telemachos, Odysseus' son and how he grows up to be a man reflecting his father's image. The "Telemachi" shows how anyone would have to come through challenges as he or she grows. Even the son of hero Odysseus has to. At the beginning, Telemachos doesn't have the courage to stand against the suitors, he expects Odysseus to come home and punish them. Because of Athena's advice, Telemachos starts becoming a strong man who in many ways reflects his father's appearance and spirit.

Telemachos can't stand against the suitors. He's just a boy waiting for his father to come back and solve the problem. He looks up to his father. He knows about his father's greatness and his father has an influence on him.

"Now far the first to see Athene was godlike Telemachos

as he sat among...

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