Twists In The Odyssey

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The Odyssey is an epic about the heroic Greek figure Odysseus who, ten years after the ten year Trojan war, is longing to return home to his wife Penelope and son Telemachus after being held captive by a nymph goddess on an island. Between the Trojan war and Odysseus’s wayward path home, time has spanned twenty years since Odysseus was last at home on the island of Ithaca. Penelope has faithfully waited for her husband, with the last three years spent fending off suitors who wish to win her hand since Odysseus is believed dead. Through the help of the goddess Athena who favors Odysseus, he manages to leave the island where he is held. What then follows through the course of the poem is Odysseus becomes “the man of twists and turns driven time
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