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  • Relationship Between Telemachus And His Father
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    From that which I have learned and can infer, the character of Telemachus, is one which to date, is attributed with great controversy concerning the societal definitions of maturity. In Homer's Odyssey, Telemachus almost on the borderline of "cracking up". The first sections other characters are still treating him much like a child, and in many respects, Telemachus still acts like one. The relationship between Telemachus and his father are shown in the first few books. When the time Odysseus lef...
  • Only People Telemachus
    698 words
    Telemachus is unsure about his role as prince. He has always been told he is Odysseus son, but it isn't etched in stone. His mother could be deceiving him all along. Telemachus is still a young boy and is trying to grow into an adult. He has the potential to become a worthy king. This would be a very difficult task with no one that supports or loves you. Even the finest leaders need help and acceptance from others. He has to learn to work together with the people of his palace and turn it into s...
  • Telemachus As Odysseus's Son
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    The Journey Of Telemachus's Manhood Telemachus is the son of Odysseus and Penelope. After twenty years of his father's absence, Telemachus is advised to seek out information as to his fathers whereabouts, which he does in the courts of his fathers' friends: Menelaus and Nestor. Although Telemachus is just a boy when we are introduced to his character, he makes the transition from a boy into a man, and that man is one day going to be a reflection of his father, Odysseus. Telemachus leaves on a jo...
  • Telemachus And His Development The Odyssey
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    The Odyssey: Telemachus And His Development The Odyssey was a great book in which many characters were brought out and developed. The most significant development that occured in the epic was the development of Telemachus. Telemachus is a very complex character that Homer develops from beginning to end. From the beginning when is a mere shadow of his father to near the end in which he is considered just as courageous. Many factors influence Telemachus as he matures into a man. To begin with his ...
  • Telemachus With His Father
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    While reading the epic poem, The Odyssey written by Greek poet Homer, it is difficult not to notice how each character develops throughout the epic. Telemachus, the character that is Odysseus's son changes dramatically, and is most obvious. He begins as an adolescent not knowing how to deal with unruly suitors and ends up a man who has successfully reunited with his father in order to defeat the disorderly suitors. Because of his father away at war his mother who pampers him, thus is causing him...
  • Parallel For Readers Between Odysseus And Telemachus
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    Telemachus' Odyssey The Odyssey, though named for the great warrior and story focus Odysseus, cannot be soley regarded as a single man's journey. The growth in intellect, maturity, and strength the Odysseus undergoes is reflected distinctly in his son, Telemachus. In the first books, other characters continue to treat him much as a child, and in many respects, Telemachus still acts like one. The first few books illustrate the relationship between Telemachus and his father, a father he has barely...

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