Odyssey Essay | A "What-if" Speech by Odysseus

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A "What-if" Speech by Odysseus

Summary: A first-person speech of what Odysseus from Homer's "The Odyssey" might have said upon returning to his home after 20 years.
Have you ever been so enraged that you acted without carefully thinking? Well that's the predicament I find myself in now. I have just killed the suitors and whew that was really tiring. Hey lets step over here for a second; don't need everyone to hear about this. Where was I, oh yea I just killed the suitors. Now listen before you go off and judge me as the crazy war hero think about where I'm coming from. If you look at the circumstances you'll see that my decision may not have been the kindest, but I believe that it will yield the best results. Remember these suitors have been courting my wife, Penelope, for the past two decades. They didn't even know if I was dead; how disrespectful of them, after I, Odysseus, their king treated them so well. I have just returned after...

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