The Odyssey

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From the very start of this story you can begin to see how things in Ithaca are much different from things of other polis's. The fact that the suitors of the area were so blatant in the destruction of the kingdom led me to believe that there was no respect for Prince Telemachus. During their actions the suitors went as far as to plan an attack on the ship that the prince was on. But the amazing thing of this situation is how Telemachus chose to ignore this, letting the suitors have their way with his goods and his home, although, after Athena came to see Telemachus you can see a definite change in his sheepish activities. He went from a childish acting boy who had no idea on how a prince should act, to a young man who was bent on finding out information about his father. This journey that he would take to find the information he was looking for would also lead him into adulthood. Because of the people he met, kingdoms he visited, and stories he heard of his father Telemachus began to see that some of the problems in Ithaca may lay within himself. After realizing this you can see a change in the way of his thinking. He is no longer the adolescent that started the journey but rather a young warrior who

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