Table of Contents
- 1 Who first recognizes Telemachus?
- 2 When Telemachus returns to Ithaca Who does he visit first?
- 3 Who is the first inside Odysseus’s own house to recognize him?
- 4 Who first recognizes Telemachus as the son of Odysseus?
- 5 What does Odysseus order Telemachus to do when he gives him a signal?
- 6 Is Telemachus immature?
- 7 How does Penelope avoid marrying any of the suitors for 3 years?
- 8 Why does Telemachus not recognize his father?
- 9 Where did Athena take Telemachus when he went to Pylos?
- 10 How old is Telemachus when the Odyssey begins?
- 11 What did Penelope teach Telemachus in the Odyssey?
Who first recognizes Telemachus?
Helen is the first to recognize Telemachus. 3.
When Telemachus returns to Ithaca Who does he visit first?
What news does Athena share with Telemachus? When Telemachus returns to Ithaca, who does he visit first? Why? Swineherd (emamus) , to see if his mother has remarried or not.
When Telemachus returns to his home who is he greeted by?
Athena Visits Telemachus in Ithaca Telemachus invites in a disguised Athena in the form of Mentes, an old family friend. He greets with, “Good evening,/ stranger, and welcome. Be our guest, come share/ our dinner, and then tell us what you need” (I. 123-125).
Who is the first inside Odysseus’s own house to recognize him?
In Homer’s Odyssey, after Odysseus returns to his native land of Ithaca, the first to recognize the returned master is the old dog Argos, who dies immediately after recognizing his master. This occurs at Odyssey 17.290-327.
Who first recognizes Telemachus as the son of Odysseus?
Who first recognizes Telemachus as the son of Odysseus? Helen does. Menelaus describes his stay in Egypt to Telemachus. During his stay there, who tells Menelaus where Odysseus was detained?
Who did Telemachus meet Sparta?
In Sparta, the king and queen, Menelaus and Helen, are celebrating the separate marriages of their son and daughter. They happily greet Pisistratus and Telemachus, the latter of whom they soon recognize as the son of Odysseus because of the clear family resemblance.
What does Odysseus order Telemachus to do when he gives him a signal?
Odyssey- pt 2
|What does Odysseus order Telemachus to do when Odysseus gives him a signal?||Grab weapons, armor and put in store room|
|Which suitor is the meanest and the leader?||Antinous|
|How does he anger Odysseus?||Antinous insults him and throws stool at him|
Is Telemachus immature?
Throughout The Odyssey, Telemachus matures very much so, but in the first four books, there is a definite transition from an immature scared little boy, to the man that revenges the abuse he received at the end of the story. Athena tells Telemachos that “You should not go on clinging to your childhood.
Why doesn’t anyone recognize Odysseus when he returns?
It is not Penelope who recognizes Odysseus, but Eurycleia, who is the housekeeper and served as Odysseus’s wet nurse. It is not because his disguise is not adequate; in fact, it took very close inspection. Eurycleia realizes that the beggar is Odysseus because she recognizes an old scar while she is washing his feet.
How does Penelope avoid marrying any of the suitors for 3 years?
Penelope stalls the suitors for three years by saying that she would marry when she is finished weaving a shroud for Odysseus’s family. She would weave during the day and undo her work at night, so she would never finish.
Why does Telemachus not recognize his father?
Telemachus does not recognize his father because Odysseus is disguised as a lowly beggar and all three men proceed to eat together. Telemachus initially believes that Odysseus is a god, but Odysseus insists that he is his father.
Who did Telemachus marry?
According to later tradition, Telemachus married Circe (or Calypso) after Odysseus’ death.
Where did Athena take Telemachus when he went to Pylos?
Telemachus followed the advice, but the suitors refused to quit his house; and Athena, in the form of Mentes, accompanied Telemachus to Pylos. There they were hospitably received by Nestor, who also sent his own son to conduct Telemachus to Sparta.
How old is Telemachus when the Odyssey begins?
Just an infant when his father left for Troy, Telemachus is still maturing when the Odyssey begins. He is wholly devoted to his mother and to maintaining his father’s estate, but he does not know how to protect them from the suitors. After all, it has only been a few years since he first realized what the suitors’ intentions were.
Why was Telemachus so devoted to his mother?
He is wholly devoted to his mother and to maintaining his father’s estate, but he does not know how to protect them from the suitors. After all, it has only been a few years since he first realized what the suitors’ intentions were. His meeting with Athena in Book 1 changes things.
What did Penelope teach Telemachus in the Odyssey?
Aside from improving his stature and bearing, she teaches him the responsibilities of a young prince. He soon becomes more assertive. He confronts the suitors and denounces the abuse of his estate, and when Penelope and Eurycleia become anxious or upset, he does not shy away from taking control.