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Alejandra Alvarado,6th: In the stories Test of the Bow and Death in the Great Hall from the Odyssey.Odysseus the king of Ithaca comes back home after 20 years of confronting obstacles that have stopped him from getting him home.Odysseus disguises himself and meets,Telemachus his son at a barn and there Odysseus tells him his plan.Penelope Odysseus's wife, announces a contest.A suitor must be able to bend Odysseus's bow and shoot through 12 axes;the suitor that succeeds marries Penelope.When all the suitors fail and do not succeed,Odysseus steps up and shoots through all twelve axes.The suitors were frightened Odysseus was no longer disguised.The doors were shut closed.The suitors new that Odysseus was angry because they had taken advantage of him being gone.The suitors ran towards the doors,but no one would open them.Odysseus and Telemachus had killed them all.After 20 long years Odysseus had finally recovered his throne.

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  • Telemachus meets with his father at a barn.Odysseus is disguised as an old beggar.He then reveals his plan to Telemachus.
  • Is that you father?
  • Yes it is me,my son
  • Penelope announces the contest.The suitors were to bend Odysseus hunting bow and shoot through 12 axes. The suitor that accomplished this task got to marry Penelope.
  • This is impossible!
  • I'm the strongest, if I can't do it,than nobody can't!
  • This is unjust!
  • When all the suitors have tried to bend the bow and have not been able to succeed.An old beggar steps up and wants to take a turn.
  • Can I try?
  • The old beggar takes his turn.He shoots through all twelve axes. The men were frightened at what they had seen.Odysseus was no longer disguised.
  • Seems like we have a bow lover
  • At last after 20 years Odysseus had taken his throne.The suitors were horrified at what Odysseus would do next.Since the suitors had taken advantage of Odysseus not being there.
  • Yes,I'm alive.
  • Odysseus? your alive?
  • Odysseus could see fear in the suitors eyes.The suitors began to run towards the doors,but they had all been closed shut as part of Odysseus' plan.As the women hid for shelter.Odysseus and Telemachus began killing the suitors one by one until no suitor was left alive.
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