August 12, 2019

Odysseus Strings His Bow | Do My Homework

Odysseus Strings His Bow The contest is announced by Penelope and as a result, retrieves the bow from a secret store room deep in the palace. The bow is however strung by Telemachus for sport and unfortunately, fails on three attempts. Telemachus is about to succeed accomplish the string when Odysseus prevails upon him to give up (Homer et al 307). As the contest proceeds, a meeting occurs between Philoetius and Eumaeus where Odysseus outlines his plan and asks for their support. Odysseus suggests to the contest that he wants to give the bow a try and is supported by his lieutenant, Penelope. The weapon is easily stringed by Odysseus who fires the arrow straight through the axes. He, together with his trusted friend Telemachus, stands in unison to face the suitors. On the other hand, we can conclude that Penelope approves of Odysseus winning the contest. This can also mean that Penelope is aware of Odysseus true identity (Homer et al 310). Penelope’s attraction to support Odysseus is seen as an act of hospitality to support the wandering stranger. Furthermore, the ring involved is what the wandering stranger shots his arrow through. A closer look at the event depicts […]