Book II of the Odyssey shows how clever and resourceful Odysseus' wife Penelope is.
Carlos Parada's detailed page on Penelope, the wife of Odysseus. According to one version, Penelope succumbed to the suitor Antinous and when Odysseus found out, he sent her away. Arriving in Arcadia, she mated with Hermes to produce the god Pan.
Encyclopedia Mythica article, on Penelope, by James Hunter, who says she was a cousin of Helen of Troy. Tells the story of how Penelope tricked the suitors while waiting twenty years for her husband's return from the Trojan War.