To find the man I will marry, I will host a challenge.
"You cannotbe my father Odysseus! Meddling spiritsconceived this trick to twist the knife in me!" (Homer 996).
Yay! A Challenge!
"The stool he let fly hit the man's right shoulder on the packed muscle under the shoulder blade—like solid rock, for all the effect one saw."(Homer 1002).
I have won! No more Competitors
"But you too confide in me, tell me your ancestry.You were not born of mythic oak or stone."(Homer 1005).
He dropped his eyes and nodded, and the prince "Telemachus, true son of King Odysseus, belted his sword on, clapped hand to his spear,and with a clink and glitter of keen bronzestood by his chair, in the forefront near his father."(Homer 1405)16.
"In blood and dusthe saw that crowd all fallen, many and many slain."(Homer 1534)
"Now from his breast into his eyes the ache of longing mounted, and he wept at last,his dear wife, clear and faithful, in his arms"(Homer 1615).