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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. Margaret Atwood

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus


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ISBN: 1841957178,9781841957173 | 224 pages | 6 Mb


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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Canongate U.S.




Already aggravated that he has been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of It was an interesting take on the myth and shows Atwood's ability to take something and twist it to showcase her whit and creativity, she's a great storyteller and this is another example of it. It's the period of time covered by the Iliad and Odyssey, but told from Penelope's point of view. Penelope tells her story of marrying Odysseus, the hero of the Trojan War, and the long twenty-year wait for him to return home. One of my favourites in this genre is Margaret Atwood's 2005 novella The Penelopiad. I recently read, and loved, Atwood's "The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus". Summary: For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband fights in the Trojan war is not a simple business. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood is a modern-day, rather irreverent, retelling of the myth of Penelope, Odysseus's very faithful wife, and her maids. The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Myths by Margaret Atwood – Well Done. Title: The Penelopiad Author: Margaret Atwood Pages: 196. Cover of "The Penelopiad: The Myth of Pen. The Penelopiad presents Penelope as a clever, witty and opinionated woman – for example, when she encounters Odysseus in disguise and recognises him immediately:. Download The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus My.