The story as told in The Odyssey doesn't hold water. There are too many inconsistencies.
Quote by Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood Quotes
Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find...
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman...
The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.
An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness.
War is what happens when language fails
Their mothers had finally caught up to them and been proven right. There were consequences...
They all disowned their parents long ago, the way you are supposed to
Gardening is not a rational act.
This above all, to refuse to be a victim.
War is what happens when language fails.
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am...
A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully...
The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not 'Am I really that oppressed?' but 'Am...
They all disowned their parents long ago, the way you are supposed to.
The Eskimos have 52 words for snow because it is so special to them; there...
I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably...
For years I wanted to be older, and now I am.
If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because...
In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.
Because I am a mother, I am capable of being shocked: as I never was...