Tag: Trojan War
Writen by Hazel Atkinson. Known for her unwavering fidelity, Penelope did not lose hope that her husband, Odysseus, would return from the Trojan War, despite the decades that passed. This fictional piece relates the story through the eyes of the legendary Queen of Ithaca.
Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
Written by Kvitka Perehinets. ‘The Silence of the Girls’, a 2018 novel by Pat Barker, offers a feminist interpretation of events in Homer’s ‘Iliad’, giving a voice to those who, for millennia, have remained unheard.
Helen Comes to Troy
Written by Hazel Atkinson. The story of Helen of Troy is one told through generations, but how would she have felt embarking on a new life in Troy? Here, we get the tale anew from her perspective.