His son on the other hand, moved on in a way. Likewise, Odysseus affirmation of the eagles interpretation of the dream is an acceptance of that general situation and an affirmation that Penelope can only prove her obedience to him if she gives him the opportunity to kill the suitors. Telemachus then begins his journey back home. Telemachus replied to his father as follows:. Odysseus was crying with happiness as he was finally reunited with his son after twenty, long years. I believe that Argus was content that Odysseus came back, and he could die in peace now. Evidence shows the prolonged stress invites disease and even death see research by Allen Rechtshaffen.
Argus was treated horribly but wanted to see his master one last time, because he was loyal. At home he was like a hero to his son and his dog. He waited twenty years to see Odysseus. When Telemachus sees Odysseus in all of his glory, he half believes that Odysseus is a god because he changed his appearance. He tells Telemachus that he is to hide all the weapons inside and that at the right time they will slay them together.
Odysseus kept hope that he would return home and therefore retained a strong feeling of love and connection to his family. Penelope would also find it odd that Telemachus would so keenly acknowledge and give bread to this stranger without first asking his business in the house or who he was. He shows an immense amount of love towards his son, as a good father should. The double meanings of these symbols are used to represent Odysseus and Telemachus as they strive to meet each other. Feeling of Sensory and motor emotions act as compasses and guide us to take the right path while taking care of our sensations. They do love their family, but are both not easily gullible, and are actually, pretty smart.
He just needed to come home and get his life together again. Secondly, it is ' chance to teach his son to be as great a ruler as Odysseus himself is. Next Telemachus' confidence and hospitality are shown when he takes in Theochlamenos the seer. When Penelope challenges the suitors to string Odysseus' bow and shoot an arrow through the handle-holes of twelve axe heads, Telemachus is the first to attempt the task. And it will earn you a gift of equal merit page 14.
The two protagonists remain unnamed in the book, giving their familial relationship their full identity. Argus hears his voice, and is excited to see him. He loved his master very much. In Ithaca, Telemachus shares of his findings, and waits for his fathers return. He would fail at this, of course, because the bed is built out of a rooted olive tree. The conversation was far from that.
There is nothing more heartwarming than the reunion of a father and his son. Specifically, Telemachus shows a masterful ability for suave conversation. He asked the prince to provide a count of the number of suitors that were allied against them, telling the prince that he would use his guile and generalship to develop a plan to oust the suitors. Most importantly, Odysseus warned Telemachus to say nothing about his return; not even Laertes, Eumaeus or Penelope were to know. To be able to understand Another piece of evidence that is shows Telemachus' virtues is his confidence in ordering his mother and her maids to abide by his will; their compliance shows us that he is worthy of honor. It is no coincidence that Argus dies right after seeing Odysseus. She prompted him to stand up to Penelope's unruly suitors who had infested their home during Odysseus's 20 year absence, and also to voyage to Pylos and Lacedaemon to enquire after his father's fate.
When Argus saw Odysseus, he struggled to find enough energy to simply wag his tail. Her awaking within the dream and seeing still the geese before her is an admonition to Odysseus that he has not earned, yet, her obedience, since he claims to kill the suitors only in omens and promises. Argus shows us how important it was for Odysseus to return home. Upon homecoming, Odysseus sees that Argus has been neglected and abused. Telemachus believes Odysseus is a god of some sort because of his miraculous change, from being old and dirty to young and clean. Try taking time to get to know one another again - don't try jumping into anything quickly, get reunit … ed first. Every sensation produces a sensory emotion.
One theme in The Road is paternal love; this is the relationship between the father and his son. However, Telemachus was terrified by seeing Odysseus turn into a god-like figure, as he believed Odysseus was a god. Since these muscles are under our control they enable us to create an illusion in others that we are greater or simpler than what we actually are. Thus, changes in emotional states must be changes in energy states - either in the amount of energy being distributed, the directions it is distributed, or both. However, Odysseus is immediately overwhelmed with joy for seeing his son, and cries with joy. He shows faith in his father whom he has never really known, and who has been missing from his life for twenty years.
Eventually, after some persuasion by Odysseus, he comes to believe him. Helen interprets the incident as an omen that Odysseus is about to swoop down on his home and exact revenge on the suitors. When Odysseus stands before her in disguise it is a partial fulfillment of that fear: here is Odysseus himself, but he makes no move to claim what is his. He did not even try to stop his tears from flowing. Telemachus thinks he is a stranger, until Odysseus gets turned into a youthful person.
She restores his skin, changes his clothes into fresh ones, and took the gray out of his beard. But more importantly he fears that Penelope has become independent and has no desire to reunite herself under him. With it came so problems, though, such as how there are many suitors now for his wife, since they all assumed that he died. With a balanced state, the body and mind work harmoniously, and we feel great. While Telemachus may not embody that characteristic, as readily, he does possess a significant quality that Odysseus never seems to fully exemplify.