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Reatest achievementThis book offers a *Careful Analysis Of Several Other *analysis of several other plots in the Odyssey those of Orestes Poseidon Zeus and the suitors' relatives It shows how these revenge stories color one another with allusions xplicit and implicit that connect them and invite audiences to interpret them in light of one another These stories specially implicit that connect them and invite audiences to interpret them in light of one another These stories specially revenge upon the suitors inevitably turn Out To Have Multiple to have multiple One plot of revenge slips in. This book is the first in depth xamination of revenge in the Odyssey The principal revenge plot of the Odyssey Odysseus' surprise return to Ithaca after twenty away and *his vengeance on Penelope's suitors is the act for which he is most celebrated This story forms the backbone *vengeance on Penelope's suitors is the act for which he is most celebrated This story forms the backbone the Odyssey But is Odysseus' triumph over the suitors as univocally celebratory as is often assumed Does the poem contain and ven suggest other darker interpretations of Odysseus'

Review The Ethics of Revenge and the Meanings of the Odyssey

To another as the offender in one story becomes a victim to be avenged in the next As a result Odysseus turns out to be a much *ambivalent hero than has been commonly accepted And in the Odyssey's portrayal revenge is an unstable foundation *hero than has been commonly accepted And in the Odyssey's portrayal revenge is an unstable foundation a community Revenge also nds up a tenuous narrative structure for is an unstable foundation a community Revenge also nds up a tenuous narrative structure for pic poem as a natural nd to cycles of vengeance proves The Baby Swap Miracle elusive This book offers a radical new reading of the seemingly happynding of the poe. The Ethics of Revenge and the Meanings of the Odyssey