it’s wonderful that you explore the goddess and embrace a deep perspective of history. It feels like a contradiction, in me eyes, that you would judge the Odyssey from the very pointed perspective of contemporary feminism. This type of approach is a dis service to the feminist cause. Is this all you see in the poem? IS the goddess Athena not leading the hero on his journey. Why do you narrow it down to this singular moment and why do you suggest the whole text should be rejected on the premise that a man told his mother to shut up?
Let’s discuss the goddess some more, this is the important part of your message in my eyes