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As students try to interpret this famous text, help is given about book six's plot and characters.


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As you summarize Book Six, "Penelope and Her Guest," please allow some of my notes to guide you:

This section is an important part of the text because readers finally get some resolution and identity information about the real Odysseus. Please notice that after the suitors go home for the night, Odysseus asks Telemachus to find the weapons and hide them. This move will prevent the suitors from finding them on the next day.

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This posting helps students to understand this section of the text.