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The Maturity of Telemachus

Summary: Reviews Homer's epic, The Odyssey. Describes how Prince Telemachus of Ithaca matures throughout the story and gains the skills he will need to become a king one day.
Prince Telemachus of Ithaca was living in a world of greed and disrespect during his father's twenty-year hiatus. His father, King Odysseus, had set off to fight along with fellow Greeks in the Trojan War. After the war, all the Greeks who did not perish during the battles had made it back to their homelands, with the exception of Odysseus. During this time suitors had taken over Odysseus' palace and were courting his wife. It was time for Telemachus to take action against the crude suitors and become a mature adult. In "The Odyssey" by Homer, a young prince sets off to learn news about his father. At the same time Telemachus meets influential people who introduce him to a whole new world, which propels him to become a mature and respected individual.

As the bards sang, and the guests talked amongst one another, Telemachus watched...

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