In The Odyssey, what is the double standard suffered by Calypso that is reflective of Greek society?
There might be a couple of double standards featured here. One would be the dynamic between Odysseus and Calypso. The obvious distinction between men and women is highly evident. Odysseus is able to be quite fluid in the nature of relationships, as he can sail between islands and from place to place. His level of emotional commitment is not present at all. It is not required nor is it...
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