Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Sorrow, Suffering, Grief , Agony, Distress, and Misery: According to Greek Mythology the act of being human demands that you must suffer and there is no escape from pain, it is the price you pay to be human. T proves he has grown up until he leaves the door to the storeroom, giving the suitors weapons. T shows that he is not afraid of death by hanging the suitors. Physical: As for those culprits I will quickly strike their swift ship with my bright lightning bolt, and shatter it to pieces out on the wine-dark sea. It is not piety to glory so over slain men.
The Role of Hospitality in Homer's the Odyssey
Hospitality in the Iliad and Odyssey - Term Paper
A story centered on homecoming and traveling, The Odyssey by Homer, set in Ancient Greece, has key themes, which include hospitality and the treatment of travelers and strangers. These reoccurring themes are depicted often as Odysseus and Telemakhos show up at the doorsteps of his various hosts, and these themes prove how inhospitable the suitors are. While bad people abuse hospitality in some way, wish Odysseus dead, and are rude to the beggar. Hospitality defines the lines of good and bad in the Odyssey. First, Telemakhos is shown hospitality wherever he goes. When Telemakhos calls the meeting of the town of Ithaka, he is allowed to speak without any thought from the townspeople that it wasnt his place. When an old wise man asks who called the meeting and Telemakhos stood up and said he did, everyone listened and accepted him as an equal
Respect and Hospitality in the Odyssey by Homer
Reading The Odyssey by Homer is like entering a world infused by fantasy. Many important traits such as respect and hospitality are exemplified when read with a nonliteral mindset. Respect and hospitality is clearly seen in the real world. Although The Odyssey was written thousands of years ago, its characters demonstrate traits that aid a successful everyday life in the real world. Respect is an important trait to have and many times throughout The Odyssey it is shown especially towards the gods.