The Portrayal of Masculinity and Femininity in The Odyssey

The Portrayal of Masculinity and Femininity in The Odyssey


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"The Odyssey" introduces us to a world that is flirting with ideas about varying sexualities and gender roles. In "The Odyssey", Odysseus experiments with a quite versatile sexual identity but in the end he quests for solidarity in a true single persona which will merit his impressive masculine heroism. In Homer's epics the feminine typology is approached in different life situations. Part of the story in "The Odyssey" the women act as epic agents that are present in large numbers. The representatives of femininity in "The Odyssey" are proven to be relevant at the fictional level by being allowed to play a large variety of roles. In "The Odyssey" femininity is revealed to the reader from the viewpoint of a man which...

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