I have questionsHow does Penelope plan to test the suitors to see which one she will marry?

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pohnpei397 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Are you talking about Book IXX where she is going to test them with Odysseus's bow?  If that's what you're asking, she was going to marry whoever was man enough to string Odysseus's bow and use it to shoot an arrow straight through a bunch of axe handles.  In other words, she was going to marry the strongest of them.

vvvvvvvvvvvv | Student

that true but the bow part was preety  cleaver

vvvvvvvvvvvv | Student

she knew that know one could string it not even his own son she only wanted to slow them down because she knew he was alive and out there somewhere

vvvvvvvvvvvv | Student

no #  4 your wrong 2 is right but penelope know that they cant :D

itchybutthole | Student

she doesnt, she says she will marry one when she is done weaving, but she unwravels her weaving every night.

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