He consults his mother Unison; listens and do her words. (Power) Ex. ” Come, my friend, let us go to the Palace Sublime, into the presence of the Great Queen Unison. Unison is clever and wise, well versed in everything, she will set our feet In steps of good counsel. ” (Tablet Ill peg. 23) Sitar Is a powerful character in the story. Her beauty provokes the men and her power threats kings. (Power) Ex.

Her rage to Galoshes sends the Wild Bull of Heaven to Rug. ” The goddess Sitar heard these words, she went up to heaven in a furious rage. Father, vive me, please, the Bull of Heaven, so this dwelling I may slay Galoshes! ” (Tablet VI P g 50) The Iliad We see women in three deferent roles; object, love and power.

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They give women as a war prize Like valued stone or trophy. (object) Ex. Chrysler and Berryless has given to Agamemnon and Achilles as a reward for their victory. You are all witness, look – my prize is snatched away! ” (peg 81, linemen) Penthouse some of them see women as a prize there are also Achaean men that care about their women. (Love) Ex. In Book IX, for the first time we see women as loved and desired ones. We see Achilles talk about

Bribers and say that “l loved that woman with all my heart, though I won her like a trophy with my spear… ” (peg. 263 line 41 6) and he talks about relationships in general through saying, “Any decent man, a man with sense, loves his own, cares for his own (line 404) Some goddesses are even stronger than gods and also warriors consult their wife’s. (Power) Ex. Athena and Hear are stronger than most of the gods and they have remarkable power on humanities and the course of events. Ex. Hector consults his wife Andromeda to reveal his warrior side. The Republic In contrast to other texts the Republic has whole new modern perspective on women.

OFF Wendell In toner texts we see women leave Into roles wanly are deject, prize, power, lover; in the Republic women shown equal to men. This book focuses on the capacity of women, not their roles in society and Platoon tries to reveal their potential. In Book V, Platoon shows that women are equal to men.

Therefore, they should have the same education and same politic roles with men because both gender has same nature, they have capacity to do same things. Because the division among men and women is same, the ideal city should treat them as equals and benefit from both of them. Ex. “… We use the women for the same things as the men, they must also be taught the same things. ” (125,451 e) In this line above Socrates points out that if we want to see women and men in the same work area, then we should treat both the same and give them the same education.

Only under equal circumstances we can see whether women and men are equal or not.


In Iliad, generally we see fate has power on people but also they have right to chose among the roads that fate show to them. I think that they pay attention to fate, believe that they have fate but they also try not to let it change their lives.

In first lines Homer talks about the fate that Zeus prepared for them. This part is actually can be seen as a summary or a preview of the book. First six lines ending with the sentence below actually tells us what is going to happen to Achaeans. But in this example fate does not show people different roads, it directly tells what is going to happen. Ex. “… And the will of Zeus was moving toward its end. ” (77, linen) Another obvious example for fate is at Book ‘X.

In here, fate shows Achilles two options; either he will go to his fatherland, live long without glory or he will stay and live short life tit lots of war and glory. 265, lines 500 – 503) In this example we see that people are not tightly bounded with fates strings they have right to choose and I think that these choices in the Iliad makes that figures heroic. Oedipus the King In contrast to fate theme in the Iliad, In Oedipus the King fate concept strictly bound them. Actually the reason of this situation is they believe in fate too much. They even go to prophets to hear their oracles. They even go beyond the believing process but they also wonder and try to know what their fate is. The paradox is also comes from this exact point.

If they didn’t want to know what their fate is, then they won’t try to escape from it and make it real. If the characters in Oedipus didn’t know their fate in the first place, the oracles won’t be came true and therefore they would also be escaped from their fate. This paradox is also lead us to self fulfilling prophecy. I think curiosity is the main object of human life and in Oedipus we see this curiosity about Knowing ten Utter Is ten mall deject AT snatchers. Ex.

“You are rate to couple Walt your mother, you will bring a breed of children into the light no man can bear to see you will kill your father, the one who gave you life! 205, linemen-75) (Oedipus’ oracle) Ex. “My son was doomed to kill my husband… My son, poor defenseless thing, he never had a chance to kill his father. He destroyed him first. (208, line 945-47) Stoat’s oracle)

Actually in the Epic of Galoshes we don’t see fate in exact concept like prophecies but when I analyses the text deeply I have found some events that fate has role in it. At the beginning of Tablet VI’: The Death of Unkind, Unkind sees a dream that gods Ann., Inline, EAI and Shamans are talking to each other about Unkind and Galoshes. Ann. says that one of them should die and Inline decides Unkind to die.

He says, “Let Unkind die, but let not Galoshes die! ” (55) In this example there are not any free will, gods decide let one of them die and Unkind dies. I think this example of fate resembles the ones in Oedipus the King. Starting from the Tablet ‘X, we see that Galoshes tries to change his fate and become immortal. He uses his free will to change his undeniable way towards to his end. But in the end he discovers that he cannot win the game with death (also his fate) and accepts his doom. In this example, we see that fate has invincible power penthouse characters use their free will to escape from it.