Place: Ithaca and Pylos Characters: King Alcinous, Athena, Eumaeus, Telemachus, Suitors
Main Topic: Odysseus and his son are reunited Conflict: Odysseus doesnt remember his home and Telemachus is in danger
Odysseus' friends send him home, but once there he doesn't recognize it.
Epic Simile: Comparison between an object and another, but has many verses Epic setting: Poem written in crazy, exciting, dangerous places Epic Theme: Reflect universal themes Oblation: Act of offering elements to a God.
It is your home, now go and get dressed as an old man to surprise the suitors and visit your faithful swineherd, Eumaeus
Athena tells him what to do.
Eumaeus tells Odysseus what happened in his home
This happened, and that. and then BAM
Telemachus has found out the old man is his father. After years of being gone
Indeed he is.
Who is this man?
I am your father.
Athena tells Telemachus about the suitor's plot to kill him and to stay with swineherd
You must be careful
Im sorry son.
oh god, okay!
This is not princely, to be swept away by wonder at your father's presence. No other Odysseus, for he & I are the same; his bitter fortunes and his wanderings are mine. Twenty years gone, and I am back again on my own island.