the world of the phaeacians

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  • the world of the phaeacians
    • harmonious
      • collaborations
        • preparing nausikaa's trip
          • father: orders slaves
          • slaves: fit out wagon
          • mules: pull wagon
          • daughter: brings clothes from bedroom
          • mother: prepares food (+relish)
      • similar to greek gender roles (but more perfect)
        • preparing nausikaa's trip
          • father: orders slaves
          • slaves: fit out wagon
          • mules: pull wagon
          • daughter: brings clothes from bedroom
          • mother: prepares food (+relish)
    • wealthy
      • luxurious
        • moist oil
          • after rubbing themselves richly with oil
      • abundant
        • washing basins, always full
        • plentiful food
        • much beautiful water would flow out from under
          • very beautiful stream
            • able to clean even very dirty clothes; miraculous
      • life of the king's daughter
      • well-polished wagon
    • idyllic
      • very beautiful stream
        • able to clean even very dirty clothes; miraculous
      • maidens compared to nymphs
        • deities of mountains and grassy meadows
      • imagery of the beach
        • 'just where the sea kept washing away the pebbles towards dry land'; minute detail, intimate
      • dry their clothes in the rays of the sun

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