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This is a story told by Zeus, Nestor and Menelaus which helps show Telemachus how great he could be. Another example of family, faithfulness and loyalty in The Odyssey is whenever someone introduces themselves they announce their name and the name of their father. Often times Odysseus announces himself as Odysseus, son of Laertes...
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Often times Odysseus announces himself as Odysseus, son of Laertes. This shows respect and loyalty; both by the one announcing themselves and the ones the announcement is being made to. Families in the Odyssey are under the control of males usually. One part of The Odyssey where we see this is when there is a song about Troy in front of Penelope and Odysseus...
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This is a story told by Zeus, Nestor and Menelaus which helps show Telemachus how great he could be. Another example of family, faithfulness and loyalty in The Odyssey is whenever someone introduces themselves they announce their name and the name of their father...
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