a hero and he ends up a hero. His dad didn't even have the sense to die eight Character Descriptions in on the battlefield and bestow honor posthumously on his son; he had to die (so Telemachos thinks) at sea, like a weakling and coward: I should not have sorrowed so over his dying if he had. In a super-important moment, he confesses to Odysseus that he left the door of the storeroom open, allowing the suitors to retrieve their weapons: Then the thoughtful Telemachos said to him in answer: 'Father, it was my own mistake, and there is no other. At the beginning of the story, he is both physically and emotionally immature. Daddy Issues, telemachos also starts out ahead of the game by having Odysseus for a father. Above all, she gives him confidence in himself: From nearby Athene came to him likening herself to Mentor in voice and appearance. Pity seized the assembly (Homer 95). For all Telemachos knows, s/he's just some rando trying to get a free mealand yet he still treats the stranger with respect and honor. And like his father, he's pretty good at trickery, coming up with a plan to sneak away without his mom's knowledge.
Sure, it's not a good situation. This shows that he acts like a child having a temper tantrum, throwing his toy to the ground and crying. Odysseus and his wife, Penelope. (The character is the basis for the modern use of the word history of Jazz Music of Americans mentor.) 4 references found in Britannica articles. So all the Achaians would have heaped a grave mound over him, and he would have won great fame for himself and his son hereafter.