Which quotation from the text BEST shows Minerva’s attempt to motivate Telemachus to take action?
But I speak as it is borne in upon me from heaven, and assure your that he will not be away much longer; for he is a man of such resources that even though he were in chains of iron he would find some means of getting home again.
You are too old to plead infancy any longer; have you not heard how people are singing Orestes’ praises for having killed his father’s murderer Aegisthus? You are a fine, smart looking fellow; show your mettle, then, and make yourself a name in story.
There is no fear of your race dying out yet, while Penelope has such a fine son as you are.
If Ulysses is the man he then was these suitors will have a short shrift and a sorry wedding.
And the guests- how atrociously they are behaving; what riot they make over the whole house; it is enough to disgust any respectable person who comes near them.