Gentle waves lap against the Ithacian shore line as Odysseus has finally reached his native homeland. Rumors of the great turmoil that has rocked Odysseusí home land and house has reached him abroad. After hearing the news, he decides to don a beggarís disguise and so forth begins the great test. When the disguised Odysseus in Homerís great epic poem, The Odyssey, converses with her wife Penelope in Book nineteen, he tests her
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him. He had great feelings on this matter because his wife whom he had married had murdered him. Agamemnoní s ghost highly rejoices when he hears of Odysseusí revenge with the suitors. He agrees to how Odysseus ended the lives of the suitors to regain his wifeís love back after all these years that he was gone.
- Works Cited -
Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles; Intro. Bernard Knox. New York:
Penguin Books, 1996.