They held an assembly meeting where Telemachus spoke. He first spoke about the loss of his father and the issue of the destruction of his estate. I think that the foreshadowing of what Telemachus is saying is he will go and find his father and they will take back what is rightfully theirs and make it nice again.
Homer’s The Odyssey, several occasions transpire during which Telemachus grows in his positive mentality and acts with supreme courage: Telemachus forcefully addressing his mother, Telemachus standing up to the suitors, and Telemachus courageously setting sail in search of his long lost father.
During the beginning of book one, Homer portrays Telemachus as a person who does not forcefully approach anybody. However, later in the story Telemachus experiences the opportunity to stand up to his mother, and….
experience in the world. During the first four books of The Odyssey, by Homer, Telemachus grows more mature, stimulated by what he learns from Nestor and Menelaus, from Athena, and about himself.
Athena has made it her mission to inspire Telemachus with bravery and courage, so that he can grow up to be a man. Initially, Telemachus is shy and timid, unable to stand up to those above him. In an effort to make Telemachus rise above his tormentors, Athena says, “Oh how much you need Odysseus, gone so….
Telemachus, son of Odysseus is a main character in the book the Odyssey. Throughout books 1-4 Telemachus begins to discover who he is. Not having a father as a child severely affects Telemachus. He becomes a timid, shy boy who is pampered by his mother. Although Telemachus is the son of a world-famous father, it does not help him in anyway. In the beginning, when the suitors are eating away Telemachus' fortune, all he does is whine. It is not until Telemachus receives divine attention that he matures….
Romans, becoming a man can mean slightly different things. Telemachus, the son of the great Odysseus, has to learn, for the most part, to become a man in the absence of his father. The son of Aeneas, Iulus, also grows up in the midst of trouble and war.….
Odysseus’ son is named Telemachus. When Odysseus left for the Trojan War, Telemachus was only a child. Odysseus is gone for a total of 20 years. While his father is gone, Telemachus undergoes maturation and takes household power. He takes care of his mother and deals with the suitors constantly. Telemachus wants to prove himself to his father so he goes off on a journey to find him. Telemachus represents the ideals of masculinity in ancient Greece. Like all men, Telemachus wanted to prove himself….
The Odyssey: Telemachus
Telemachus recounts his confrontation with the Old man of the sea who could
change his appearance in order to escape danger. Telemachus reveals the
information which he obtained from the Old man of the sea to the reader. The
Old man told Telemachus of the sorrowful tale of Agamemnon's Murder. The story
tells of how Aegisthus paid a man to watch for Agamemnon's return from the sea.
After a year of waiting, the King returned in what he thought to be secrecy.
The Maturation of Telemachus In the first book of Homer 's The Odyssey, we are introduced to Odysseus ' son, Telemachus. It is here we learn of Odysseus ' troubles and the situation regarding his estate and those who are presently inhabiting it. What the reader is allowed to witness right from the start, is the beginnings of Telemachus ' transformation, from a child to an adult.
This maturation, from boyhood to manhood, is first sparked by an encounter with Athena. To Telemachus, Athena is Mentes….
Athena and Telemachus
Athena, the Grey eyed goddess, is one of those women in The Odyssey whose role is so important. She is the goddess of wisdom, who helps Telemachus on a journey to bring his father back home. Athena goes to Odysseus son to put courage in him. She doesn’t show her true self to humans; instead Athena disguises herself on three different occasions. She appeared as Odysseus friend Mentes, when she approached Telemachus. When Athena touches down Ithaca….
contain the transformation of Odysseus’ son Telemachus from a weak child to a strong and confident man. This growth prepares the reader for the similar challenges Odysseus will face throughout the rest of the epic. However, this change could not occur without the help of Athena, who inspires Telemachus to stand up to the suitors and go on a quest to find his father. Nestor and Menelaus will also guide Telemachus to his true self. These experiences help Telemachus utilize his potential and mature into a….
Though one of the men insults him Telemachus remains calm and tells them one more time to leave his home by tomorrow.One of the suitor is wondering who was at dinner with them.He then asks Telemachus he responds saying that was an old family friend.He tells him that the guests name was Mentes.Telemaachus had already known that it was Athena.After talking with the suitors Telemachus headed toward his room to go to….