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The Penelopiad is quite a strange book and I’m still not entirely sure what I think of it. 554 more words
20 November 2013, Varsity Online Culture Section
Homer’s story of Odysseus, the Trojan hero and model of masculinity, is almost universally known in the West: the brave soldier endeavouring to return home to Ithaca, the battles with sirens and sea creatures he faces, and the paradigm of all wifely goodness, Penelope, waiting on her isle with tapestry in hand. 589 more words