Telemachus And Penelope

The disagreement between Telemachus and Penelope arises from differing opinionson the entertainment of Phemius. Phemius is singing the tale of the Greekwarriors of Troy and their homecomings when Penelope descends from her chambersto protest this choice of music. She scolds him, and orders him to stop becausehe has reminded her of Odysseus, whos long lost […]

The War In Vietnam

The Vietnam War, the nation’s longest, cost fifty-eight thousand American lives. Only the Civil War and the two world wars were deadlier for Americans. During the decade of direct U.S. military participation in Vietnam beginning in 1964, the U.S Treasury spent over $140 billion on the war, enough money to fund urban renewal projects in […]