The Role Of Telemachus In The Odyssey

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In every man’s life he starts out as a boy and needs to journey and change into a man. Telemachus also has to do this in the Odyssey and it is especially tough because he does not have a father to follow in the footsteps of for most of his life. Telemachus starts off shy and showing his emotions too much, wishing he could see his father. He then starts making decisions to put himself into a leadership role and is maturing. Then in the end he matured and grew and is ready to fight by his father’s side against the suitors to take back their home. Telemachus had journeyed from being shy, to leading and fighting beside his father.
Telemachus has a tougher time maturing then most men, because he does not have a father to follow behind. In the book

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