Euryclea


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Euryclea

Ulysses’ nurse; recognized him by scar on thigh. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
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A good old woman, Euryclea, daughter of Ops, the son of Pisenor, went before him with a couple of blazing torches.
A second kind of situation is shown the Odyssey, when Laertes refuses to take Euryclea as a concubine in order to not annoy his wife (Od.
"Hands Know the Truth: Touch in Euryclea's Recognition of Odysseus." In A.
Penelope's main relationship is with Odysseus' nurse Euryclea and the novel ends with the two women joining together to leave Ithaca behind, forever.
(4) The locus classicus, as recounted in book 19 of Homer's Odyssey, is the nurse Euryclea's recognition of her master Odysseus upon his return to Ithaca.
Narrative hiatuses are created by spatial or temporal interruptions in the story line, such as Euryclea's flashback to the boar hunt while she is washing Odysseus's feet.