21 Jun, 2021 02:17 PM

How are female characters portrayed and developed throughout the Odyssey? What does this reveal about the anc?

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21 Jun, 2021 02:18 PM

Klytaimestra, Aphrodite, and Penelope
These first two women listed are unfaithful wives. Penelope, however, is a beacon of fidelity. These two adulteresses serve to highlight Penelope’s incredible virtue, which makes this a clear foil.