A Homeric Character in Terms of Its Moral Ambiguity

Analyze Homeric ambiguity based on individual characters from Homer’s Iliad or Odyssey.

Choose a Homeric character, whether divine or mortal, and analyze it in terms of its moral ambiguity and relationship to the interrelated themes of violence, injustice (unfairness, criminality, or “evil”), and justice (“blamelessness”). Focus on a character from Homer’s Iliad and/or Odyssey. Include succinct and relevant quotations from the text(s) in order to illustrate your assertions.