"The Odyssey" by Homer, and in "The Ramayana", by R.K Narayan.
As Circe tries to seduce men and turn them into pigs, Penelope stays loyal and obedient to her husband. While Soorpanaka tries to steal a woman's spouse and sleep with him, Sita refuses to leave her husband's side. These traits show the major differences between temptresses and ideal wives in The Odyssey and The Ramayana. Though temptresses have more force, faithful wives always end up with the better lifestyle. Both The Odyssey and Ramayana portray women as ideal wives and temptresses.
Soorpanaka, the temptress in Ramayana had fallen in love with Rama. Referring to Soorpanaka, "In the co…
- "The Odyssey" by Homer, and in "The Ramayana", by R.K Narayan.
- Consider the Parts Played by the Friar and the Nurse Particularly in the Light of This Statement
- William Somerset Maugham "The Moon and the Sixpence"
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