Nausicaa

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Nau·sic·a·a

 (nô-sĭk′ē-ə, -ā-ə, nou-)
n. Greek Mythology
In the Odyssey, a maiden who befriended the stranded Odysseus.

Nausicaä

(nɔːˈsɪkɪə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a daughter of Alcinous, king of the Phaeacians, who assisted the shipwrecked Odysseus after discovering him on a beach
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23) Thus, Nausikaa says: "I myself would disapprove of a girl who acted/so, that is, without the good will of her dear father/and mother making friends with a man, before being formally/married" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Nausikaa El-Mecky is curator of The Marginalia Review of Books and a Fellow at Humboldt University Berlin
In his reference to Ithaca, Camus focuses on Odysseus' decision to return home and humbly embrace mortality, not that the clever hero tarries for eight years on the isle of Calypso, another year on the isle of Circe till his men push him on, and enjoys additional hospitality on the isle of Nausikaa.
But to view the Nausikaa episode solely in terms of how it advances the story would be a parsimonious view of the matter.
Odysseus, notoriously deceitful, probably does not believe Nausikaa really is a goddess, and the epics of Homer were fictional.
Odysseus is wearing palace clothing Nausikaa has given him, and gives Arete an account (7.
Dass in dieser intertextuellen Maskerade Photis als Nausikaa und ihr Partner Lucius zugleich als Odysseus bei Kalypso erscheinen kann, zeugt vom spielerischen Charakter im Umgang mit der Vorlage.
Elizabeth Ametsbichler untersucht Maria Arndt und Nausikaa (Tragodie, Berlin 1906) unter dem Aspekt der Frauenbewegung; Astrid Weigert zeigt auf, auf welch subtile Weise Bernstein den Naturalismus und, damit verbunden, die damals oft geforderte "Verwissenschaftlichung" der Literatur in Dammerung aufnimmt und kritisiert.
Again, the author, Nausikaa Rahmati, makes a clear point, but the listing of and brief description of a large number of gardens in the chahar bagh type reduces this form to nothing more than a simple and readily manipulated geometric palette for Islamic garden designers, and fails to enlighten us with the attraction of the form beyond its straightforward association with an ancient royal type, the gardens of paradise from the Bible and the Koran, and its comfortable quadrilateral organization.
Al amparo de una diosa que no puede ser sino "cominera", "chismorrera" y "correveidile" (441-42), arranca la accion in medias res narrando con solemnidad epica entreverada de notas realistas la "aventura" del protagonista, Odysseus, con la "ninfa Kaliypso"--de la que huira furtivamente haciendose a la mar en una balsa--y con la dulce Nausikaa.
On the advice of Princess Nausikaa, he offers himself as suppliant to Queen Arete, throwing himself in the ashes of her fireplace and stating, "my life is pain" (7.
When Odysseus, washed up naked on the shore of Scheria, wished to pay the beautiful princess Nausikaa a compliment, he was reduced to comparing her to a laurel tree that he once saw growing on the island of Delos.