The following themes can be chosen to be analyzed/investigated/critiqued in the homework assignment:
About Odysseus: Nostos, Hubris, Responsibility, Shame, Pining, Storytelling, Lying, revisiting one’s own mistakes, the magical feminine, descent into the unknown.
And about Telemachus: Search for autonomy, shame, inadequacy, frustration, severance from the feminine, journey outward
Reflection short paper. Choose one of the themes of the week and write a one to two-page journal reflection, elaborating on their meaning within the context of the story.