The Feminist In Homer's The Odyssey

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By examining the epic poem, “The Odyssey,” by Homer, through the perspective of a Feminist, it becomes evident that women are not considered to be men’s equals and that they are expected to comply to the instructions and wishes of men. However, Homer’s opinion of women, versus the ancient greek cultural expectations, gives women more free will and strength.
Some scholars believe, “The Odyssey,” was actually written by a woman. This belief could be have been developed because the goddesses in the story have power over mortal men, and that concept is more likely to have been created by a woman.
Goddesses have much more independence than mortal women are allowed. For example, “Talking must be the men’s concern, and mine in particular; for I

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