Athena and Odysseus

Topics: Odyssey, Odysseus, Iliad Pages: 3 (1101 words) Published: June 18, 2013
Relationship between Athena and Odysseus
By looking at the epic The Odyssey by Homer, there are a lot of contacts between human and immoral, the relationship between Athena and Odysseus, which make me interesting, also this is important for the story. The relationship between Athena and Odysseus is the key for the story, because Odysseus had received a lot of help from Athena, their relationship is the reason to explain why would an immortal Athena who never interesting or attracted by any male either mortal or immortal, but only a human male, Odysseus, and helps Odysseus in either direct and indirect ways to get back home and take average to all the suitor in order for Odysseus to get back his family and his land.

The beginning of the book it was told that Athena likes Odysseus, she has a crush on Odysseus, and Athena is admiring to Odysseus, even though she knows that Odysseus only loves his wife and he does not interesting to any other female, but still asking her father (Father of Gods) if she can help Odysseus to return home, so Odysseus can meet his wife and family safely. In chapter thirteen, according to the conversation between Athena and Odysseus the author has disclose the relationship between Athena and Odysseus, also it has explain in which talent from Odysseus had attracted Athena. By looking at this plot, it gives more information to understand more about the personality of Athena and Odysseus. According to the plot of chapter thirteen, author has giving much information about how does Athena helps Odysseus. Before Odysseus gets back to his land, Ithaca, under Athena’s name, Phaeacia’s nobles had proved foods, clothes and many other treasure-troves, and this is arranged by Athena herself, she helps Odysseus to gets all the martial that Odysseus needs for his travel. When Odysseus gets back to his land, Ithaca, she showered the mist over Odysseus, in order to protect Odysseus from her uncle Poseidon (god of earthquake). Next when Odysseus...
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