Monday, October 20, 2008

Odysseus we had the original before the MALL was built

In an essay on The Odyssey, Wendell Berrry draws on the story of Odysseus and his marriage to Penelope. Odysseus is captured as a sort of “love slave” by the goddess Kalypso. Zeus orders Kalypso to set Odysseus free, but Kalypso resists. Instead, she gives him the choice of staying with her and becoming immortal or returning to his wife and, ultimately dying. Kalypso challenges him to think of how much better he might have it with her rather than with Penelope, but Odysseus responds -

“My quiet Penelope - how well I know - would seem a shade before your majesty, death and old age being unknown to you, while she must die. Yet, it is time, each day I long for home.”

Wendell Berry writes - “Odysseus’ journey from the cave of Kalypso to the bed of Penelope is at once geographical and moral.”

Odysseus doesn’t have to - he wants to - go home. Such a journey is not just matter of course. It requires that he willfully redirect his ship away from whatever creaturely comfort might be found beyond his marriage. It requires that he throw caution to the wind and head home to Penelope, for whom his heart truly longs.

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