Topic: How are women are portrayed in Homer’s The Odyssey. What roles to women play in the poem and in what manner are they respected? How should we interpret the different descriptions and actions of the female characters within the context of the society presented in the text?
You need to use Homer’s Odyssey from the book “The norton anthology world literature”, translated by Emily Wilson. For Essay , you will analyze a section/s from The Odyssey to form a thesis about the overall text. In your paper, feel free to expand on and incorporate ideas. you should also feel free to use secondary sources (use Library database for sources). The section/s you choose to analyze is entirely up to you, but you must develop your thesis from one of the essay topics below, and you must use substantiated evidence from the primary text to support your ideas. * Font: Times New Roman, 12 point * 1 inch margins, double spaced, and all pages must be numbered * All papers must follow MLA format and citation guidelines. For more information on MLA, please consult the Bedford Handbook Online Writing Lab, Purdue OWL MLA Guide, The Little Seagull Handbook, MLA Handbook, or any of the millions of resources available to you. Paper requirements: 5-7 pages and an MLA Work Cited page
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