In setting up the test of the bow for the suitors, how is Penelope really saying that she is looking for Odysseus?  

Asked on by boonehs

1 Answer | Add Yours

Top Answer

drmonica's profile pic

drmonica | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted on

Odysseus is the only mortal man strong enough to string the bow. Penelope has been told that Odysseus is alive; by setting up the challenge of the bow, she is giving him an opportunity to shed his disguise and take back what is rightfully his from the suitors.

We’ve answered 319,857 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question