Odyssey Book 23

Odyssey Book 23
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  • The Odyssey: Book XXIII
  • You are insane! 
  • Show me!
  • "Odysseus is here, he is in the house, though late in his coming." (Line 7)
  • I am telling the truth, Telemachus knows as well. 
  • Odysseus is home
  • "My child, what sort of word escaped your teeth's barrier"(line 70)
  • But will not speak to him
  • I would know if it was him.
  • Let's have a party to prove my identity.
  • "My mother, my harsh mother with the hard heart inside you, why do you withdraw so from my father..." (Lines 97-98)
  • The theme in this scene is a hero's journey because Odysseus made his way home as a changed person, symbolizing the end.
  • The bathing of Odysseus
  • Penelope in this scene states that the suitors had died from their own recklessness and Odysessus lost his homecoming and is dead. Eurykleia is in disbelief. 
  • Betrayal
  • You look different, you will get your own room!
  • I have suffered to get back to you!
  • In this scene Penelope is uncertain if it really is Odysseus. Odysseus devastated tells the woman to get dressed, the men to bathe, and everyone get ready for a party. 
  • Then embraces him...
  • "What you have said, dear lady, has hurt my heart deeply." (Line 184)
  • Odysseus after telling everyone to go get ready for the party, get bathed by Eurynome while Athene makes him look like an immortal
  • "And over his head Athene suffused great beauty, to make him taller to behold and thicker..." (Lines 156-157)
  • Penelope and Odysseus meet again and Odysesseus is shocked that Penelope still doesn't believe him after he's gone through so much trouble and has been gone for 20 years.
  • "You are so strange..."  (Lines 166 + 174)
  • The theme in this scene is Odysseus overcoming his pride, he no longer feels the need to make himself think that he is better than everyone.
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