The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1841957178,9781841957173 | 224 pages | 6 Mb
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
Title: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths, The). From one of Canada's most acclaimed writers comes this fresh and witty retelling of The Odyssey myth. Margaret Atwood : The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths, The) ? 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. The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Myths by Margaret Atwood – Well Done. I went to the second biggest shopping mall in the world, SM City North Edsa to see what books I could find. When Odysseus finally comes home after enduring hardships, overcoming monsters and sleeping with goddesses, he kills her suitors and – curiously – twelve of Penelope's maids. I did not find either of the books I wanted but I did find The Penelopiad, the back cover said it was a retelling of the story of Odysseus from the point of view of his wife Penelope and her maids. Download The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus My. The Penelopiad is a very creative interpretation of the Myth of Odysseus. With The Penelopiad, Atwood does the same in reverse: in dealing with the myth of Odysseus and the fantastic world he, Penelope and the maids inhabit, she makes it seem all very plausible and human. Summary: For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband fights in the Trojan war is not a simple business. Title: The Penelopiad Author: Margaret Atwood Pages: 196. I am rather rapidly making my way through Canongate's Myths series and just concluded another: Marget Atwood's The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. The maids are, in many ways, more of a counterpoint to Penelope's story than the original myth because they tell an alternate tale of life in Ithaca, waiting for Odysseus to come home.
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