Odyssey Essay | Summary and Analysis of Books 17, 21 and 23 in Homer's "The Odyssey"

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Summary and Analysis of Books 17, 21 and 23 in Homer's "The Odyssey"

Summary: The events of Books 17, 21 and 23 and their interpretations in Homer's epic "The Odyssey."
The Odyssey

Notes on Books 17, 21, 23

Book 17:

In this book, Telemachus has dried all of his baby happy tears from seeing his father for the first time in a million years. Telemachus goes into town and sees his mommy while Odysseus goes to the house as an old beggar. The suitors no like him so they insult him and do not want to give him food. Homer introduces a lot of foil characters to the plot around this point to set up the characterization before half the characters die. Homer writes of how big and bad Antinous is by making other characters such as the suitors, Penelope, and servants say that he is very, very bad. Odysseus is soon going to regain his identity that he once had in this household.

Book 21:

Odysseus flips around with a bow in this book...

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