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The Odyssey

The Odyssey Odysseus The Cyclops Adventures General Information
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What is an epic hero?
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What is an epic hero?
Human who maximizes his body and mind to perform superhuman feats.
What is an epic?
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What is an epic?
1. a long poem 2. includes a hero who takes an adventurous journey 3.
Who wrote Odyssey?
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Who wrote Odyssey?
the blind poet Homer
It is believed The Odyssey was written around what time?
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It is believed The Odyssey was written around what time?
800 B.C.
The Odyssey begins after what war?
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The Odyssey begins after what war?
The Trojan Wa
Which of Odysseus's qualities caused his men to get stuck in the Cyclops cave?
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Which of Odysseus's qualities caused his men to get stuck in the Cyclops cave?
His curiosity
What were Odysseus's weaknesses?
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What were Odysseus's weaknesses?
pride and women
How did Odysseus keep himself from the lure of the Sirens?
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How did Odysseus keep himself from the lure of the Sirens?
He had his men tie him to the mast
Where is Odysseus home?
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Where is Odysseus home?
Ithaca
How does Odysseus respond when Penelope tells her servant to move the bed?
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How does Odysseus respond when Penelope tells her servant to move the bed?
He becomes angry.
Why doesn't Odysseus kill the Cyclops after he eats his men?
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Why doesn't Odysseus kill the Cyclops after he eats his men?
They would be stuck in the cave and die.
The Cyclops told Odysseus that he feared what god?
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The Cyclops told Odysseus that he feared what god?
He said he didn't fear any god.
Why don't the others help the Cyclops when he calls for help?
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Why don't the others help the Cyclops when he calls for help?
Because Odysseus tricked him saying his name was 'Nobody'
Although Polyphemus had been warned that Odysseus would blind him, what surprised him about Odysseus?
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Although Polyphemus had been warned that Odysseus would blind him, what surprised him about Odysseus?
He was so small.
What non-heroic behavior does Odysseus display as he leaves the land of the Cyclops?
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What non-heroic behavior does Odysseus display as he leaves the land of the Cyclops?
He teases and taunts the blind Cyclops.
On the island of the sun god, what causes the men to disobey Odysseus's orders?
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On the island of the sun god, what causes the men to disobey Odysseus's orders?
Their hunger
When are the last of Odysseus men killed?
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When are the last of Odysseus men killed?
As they leave the Island of the Sun God, Zeus hits their ship with a thunderbolt and shatters it.
Why aren't Odysseus men tempted by the Sirens' singing?
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Why aren't Odysseus men tempted by the Sirens' singing?
Odysseus put beeswax in their ears and they don't hear it.
How does Helios get Zeus to punish Odysseus men?
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How does Helios get Zeus to punish Odysseus men?
He uses threats.
Where did the reunion between Telemachus and Odysseus take place?
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Where did the reunion between Telemachus and Odysseus take place?
At Eumaeus the swineherd's hut
Who is Argus and what happens after he sees Odysseus?
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Who is Argus and what happens after he sees Odysseus?
His dog who dies after seeing his master.
Who does Telemachus think Odysseus is at first?
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Who does Telemachus think Odysseus is at first?
a beggar
Why does Odysseus reveal himself to his son?
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Why does Odysseus reveal himself to his son?
Athena tells him to.
What quality best describes Penelope?
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What quality best describes Penelope?
faithfulness
What were Scylla and Charybdis?
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What were Scylla and Charybdis?
Syclla--a sea monster Charybdis--a giant whirlpool
Odysseus begins the tale of his adventures in whose court?
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Odysseus begins the tale of his adventures in whose court?
King Alcinous




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