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Penelope is too good to be true


YES EVIDENCE
`Penelope went upstairs and there she wept for Odysseus'
Unconditional loyalty `Penelope suffers so painfully for the loss of Odysseus that even her
dreams are haunted by his absence.'
Unconditional love `Penelope suffers so painfully for the loss of Odysseus that…

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Good treatment of servants `Melantho...whom Penelope had reared and looked after as tenderly as
her own child, giving her all the toys she could desire'
`And there she wept for Odysseus, her brave husband, until brighteyed
Helped by immortals Athene closed her eyes…

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Hard hearted `For my wife's heart is as hard as iron'
`Here's another example of her duplicity of her loom...'
` while she had other things in mind'
"...this test will try the suitors' craft... "
Deceitful/dishonest `She was extorting gifts from her…

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`I wish holy Artemis would grant me a death'
'How I wish chaste Artemis would give me a death so soft, and now, so I
would not go on in my heart grieving all my life, and longing for love of a
Over…

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