English 10/Period 2
17 August 2018
Helen of Troy, was blamed for causing the Trojan war. She was involved in the war, Helen did not do anything in the war, but she was blamed for all of it. The history of the Odyssey and the way women were treated back then was very deep in the past, as of now, the Odyssey will still be remembered but the history of women still lives on.
In the early days of women, they were seen as wives who were to cook, clean and to care for their children. Women were treated like as if there were an object. They were not allowed to even vote, women usually are the ones who stay home while men took care of jobs and taking care of bills. The sad truth of many modern day women around the world includes domestic violence, killing, prostitution, rape, degradation, and verbal abuse. Women have always been mistreated, and when compared to men’s physical strength and way of thinking, it is more reasons to think men are better. The best thing about a woman is having lots of power and potential, but it is sometimes tough to understand.
Helen was a queen, but her purpose as a queen feels like if it was being a wife in today’s society. She can be the most beautiful woman in the world, but