Everyone fails to string odysseuss bow, except odysseus, who then wins the contest with his. Oct, 2010 after reading the odyssey and watching the movie, i have noticed many differences between the two. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The basic geographic orientation of the odyssey begins with troy, which was on the coast of the country known today as turkey. What personality trait does odysseus reveal when he. The visit to the dead 88 then, when we had got down to the sea shore we drew our ship into the water and got her mast and sails into her. Lord alcinous, renowned above all men, verily this is a good thing, to listen to a minstrel such as this man is, like unto the gods in voice. Follow directions in each question you will be graded on following directions, correct answers, spelling, and punctuation and properly introduced and cited quotes. Rl 9 analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work. Odysseus, a prime example as the protagonist of the odyssey, fully embodies the greek idea of heroism, using his physical skill, as well as his clever mind to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles. He is the example throughout the epic poem of a good guest. What is the prophecy that tiresias gives to odysseus.
Rl 7 analyze the representation of a subject or key scene in two different artistic mediums. How does the character of eurylochus serve as a foil to odysseus in book 10. The narrator is homer, although within his narration odysseus tells his own story in first person in books 9 12. He begins with the warnings given by the witch circe before he and his men leave her island.
Eager to move on, odysseus receives an oxskin pouch from aeolus. The next day they set sail with the help of circe s magical wind. It is the story of odysseus, the crafty king of ithaca, whose idea for the trojan horse helped win the war with troy. Telemachos shows his hospitality by inviting the guest in as soon as he sees him well, technically her, but telemachos doesnt know that, refraining from asking his name and business, and immediately taking him inside, stowing away his effects, and feeding him at a fine table. Odysseus begins by saying that it is a great thing to listen to such a minstrel perform his songs, but that by asking for the cause of his sorrow he causes more grief. A foil is a character who contrasts w another character. Although he earns the trust of his men while in troy, he loses it on his perilous journey home. With the help of the gods, odysseus got his men turned back into humans and had sex with circe. Having escaped the cyclops, odysseus and his men arrive at the home of aeolus, master of the winds, where they are greeted warmly and hosted for a month. Epic poem homer, translated by robert fitzgerald from the odyssey, part 1. Thence we went on to the aeoli island where lives aeolus son of hippotas, dear to the immortal gods.
Fsa ela reading practice test answer key passage 1. Circe encourages odysseus to forget about all of the following. Circe is a female character in the odyssey by homer who serves as one of the obstacles encountered by odysseus is his efforts to return home to. Summary and analysis book 10 the bewitching queen of aeaea. His kingdom is generally referred to as the underworld, being thought of as beneath the earth. Choose from 500 different sets of the odyssey book 9 flashcards on quizlet. Before odysseus and his men depart, circe told odysseus that he must pass the island of the sirens, who will try to lure. Homer, odyssey book 10 theoi classical texts library. The odyssey by homer is an epic poem that has survived thousands of years.
Musemyooz any one of the nine goddesses of the arts. The odyssey is told in the thirdperson omniscient perspective. Most agree that the wanderings of odysseus took him to the vicinity of italy and sicily, although speculation has carried him as far afield as iceland. Odysseus continues sharing the story of his journeys with the phaeacians in book 10 of homers the odyssey, including a stay with the god of the winds and meeting circe. What personality trait does odysseus reveal when he devises a plan to listen to the sirens song and yet escape destruction. Thereon circe came up to me and said, ulysses, noble son of laertes, tell your men to leave off crying. Circe is a female character in the odyssey by homer who serves as one of the obstacles encountered by odysseus is his efforts to return home to ithaca and to his wife penelope circe is portrayed. The narrator is homer, although within his narration odysseus tells his own story in first person in books 912. Odysseus in homers odyssey the main character odysseus is a person who only tries to help himself.
Following his victory in troy, he encounters many trials that delay him from reaching his home, ithaca, and his queen, penelope. Also like calypso, circe is described as lustrous and the nymph with the lovely braids, and is first seen weaving at her loom. Book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book book 14 book 15 book 16 book 17 book 18 book 19 book 20 book 21 book 22 book 23 book 24 themes all themes fate, the gods, and free will piety, customs, and justice cunning, disguise, and selfrestraint memory and grief glory and honor. Murray 1 then to the aeolian isle we came, where dwelt aeolus, son of hippotas, dear to the immortal gods, in a floating island, and all around it is a wall of unbreakable bronze, and the cliff runs up sheer. The odyssey is told in the past tense and includes flashbacks. In it are captured all the winds that might drive the ships off. Odyssey fully embodies the greek idea of heroism 1087 words 4 pages.
Alcinous, king of the phaeacians, asks odysseus to tell his story. Homers epic poem the odyssey tells the story of odysseus, greek hero of the trojan. I know how much you have all of you suffered at sea, and how ill you have fared among cruel savages on the mainland, but that is over now, so stay here, and eat and drink till you are once more as strong and hearty as you were when you left. Odysseus heroism in the odyssey essay 584 words bartleby.
In particular, tiresias warns odysseus of helios cattle. Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ship around the point, or down the shore, i wonder. Odysseus ignored this advice, and after his men ate some of the cattle, the men were struck dead by zeus, leaving only odysseus alive. All the winds jumped out and ran riot, thus driving them to the island of sorceress circe, who turned many of the men into pigs. Son of laertes and seed of zeus, resourceful odysseus, you shall no longer stay in my house when none of you wish to. In this lesson, we will first recap book 20 of the odyssey. Odysseus introduces himself and begins his story, starting. In the land of the dead, teiresias warns odysseus about the suitors bothering penelope and warns him to leave helios cows alone to avoid destruction.
Homer makes several references in the odyssey to the deceased traveling down to the realm of hades and his queen, persephone persehfoneee. Murray 1 then odysseus, of many wiles, answered him, and said. The odyssey epic poem by homer activities odysseus hero. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the odyssey and what it means. How the events of the odyssey line up in the heros journey. The pages and line numbers are for the robert fagles translation the one i let students borrow. Epic quest journey the land of the dead is one of the many places that odysseus has to travel to, to return to his home and family after the trojan war 3. Odysseus home country island off the west coast of greece circe. Litcharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in the odyssey, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. He gives them his name and says his home is ithaca. This is to help study the importaint events and characters in book 9.
Homer teaches about both good and bad hospitality in the odyssey through odysseus and the trials he endures on his journey home. Odyssey book 10 16 questions by 102731 last updated. Use your odyssey book and study guide to answer the following questions from book 9 and 10. The men returned to aeaea, performed all the proper funeral rites for elpenor, and buried his body. It is an island that floats as it were upon the sea, iron bound with a wall that girds it. Everyone fails to string odysseuss bow, except odysseus, who. Humility in the land of the dead and hubris in dealing with polyphemus. Now, aeolus has six daughters and six lusty sons, so he made the sons marry the daughters, and they all live with their dear father and mother, feasting and enjoying every conceivable kind of luxury. Odyssey book pages and line numbers these are all the parts of the odyssey that we read in the textbook. For the parts of the story that were summarized in the. Whether there are scenes skipped, added, remodified, or they stay the same to one another, both the book and movie of the odyssey share the same story. He thought hed find out, but i saw through this, and answered with. In far lands he shall not, though he find a house of gold.
The odyssey book 12 quiz document pdf teachers edition only terrible monsters and challenges await odysseus and his crew in book 12, including resisting the sirens and escaping scylla and. What does circe instruct odysseus to do if he wants to hear the sirens song safely. The odyssey refers to the story of its main character, odysseus ulysses in latin. For myself i declare that there is no greater fulfillment of delight than when joy possesses a. Homer, odyssey book 9 theoi classical texts library. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Circe sirsee eurylochus yoorilluhcuss death death is hades, the god who rules over the dead. After reading the odyssey and watching the movie, i have noticed many differences between the two. About the odyssey the odyssey summary character list glossary themes quotes and analysis books 14 books 58 books 9 12 books 16 books 1720 books 2124 symbols, allegory and motifs metaphors and similes irony imagery the fractal structure of epics literary elements related links essay questions quiz 1 quiz 2 quiz 3 quiz 4 citations. About the odyssey the odyssey summary character list glossary themes quotes and analysis books 14 books 58 books 912 books 16 books 1720 books 2124 symbols, allegory and motifs metaphors and similes irony imagery the fractal structure of epics literary elements related links essay questions quiz 1 quiz 2 quiz 3 quiz 4 citations. After leaving the cyclops, the men travel to the islands of aeolus, the god of winds, who gives odysseus a bag containing all of the bad winds so that his journey will send him directly to ithaca. In book ten odysseus is still recounting past adventures to the phaecians.
Circe has magic powers, which she uses to turn some of odysseuss men into pigs. Hospitality in the ancient world was considered highly important and often sacred. Calypso or circe, indicating that he was under a spell and never in control of his own actions. To begin with lets look at the hubris, or brash and arrogant character that odysseus demonstrates in book in book 11 of the odyssey, odysseus displays humility in the land of the dead that he does not show in his dealings with the cyclops. Supernatural realms book 11 of the odyssey takes place in the land of the dead, a place where dead spirits are able to talk to the living for a short period of time 2. The odyssey and the heros journey by gregory smith on prezi.
The odyssey by homer book 11 summary and analysis youtube. Learn the odyssey book 9 with free interactive flashcards. Reread your answers at the end prior to your final submission. The ithakans approach the sirens and, following circe s instructions, odysseus plugs his mens ears with melted beeswax and then instructs them to tie him up. Circe, like calypso, is an immortal goddess who seeks to prevent odysseus from returning home. Study 38 terms the odyssey book 9 flashcards quizlet. Or, if the fates have already determined that he must, then may he arrive late, broken, and alone, finding great troubles in his household 9. Odysseus and the sirens by homer in this excerpt from homers odyssey, the greek king odysseus tells of his encounter with a group of dangerous creatures called the sirens.
The internet classics archive the odyssey by homer. The odyssey books 912 summary and analysis gradesaver. Then he says that he has been detained for a long time by calypso and before her by circe. For the complete lyrics, please see your text, but the sirens basically promise odysseus immortal knowledge.303 958 1074 1345 67 310 405 1126 708 1036 574 1529 5 43 1004 899 1411 806 903 285 1174 530 626 1408 830 994 711 902 1421 451 1312 1436 1041 403 889 1519 1108 281 773 730 892 1108 1495 257 650 624 1292 849 531 1194