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

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DescriptionMatch:
What is an epic hero?Human who maximizes his body and mind to perform superhuman feats.
What is an epic?1. a long poem 2. includes a hero who takes an adventurous journey 3.
Who wrote Odyssey?the blind poet Homer
It is believed The Odyssey was written around what time?800 B.C.
The Odyssey begins after what war?The Trojan Wa
Which of Odysseus's qualities caused his men to get stuck in the Cyclops cave?His curiosity
What were Odysseus's weaknesses?pride and women
How did Odysseus keep himself from the lure of the Sirens?He had his men tie him to the mast
Where is Odysseus home?Ithaca
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?They would be stuck in the cave and die.
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?Because Odysseus tricked him saying his name was 'Nobody'
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?He teases and taunts the blind Cyclops.
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?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?Odysseus put beeswax in their ears and they don't hear it.
How does Helios get Zeus to punish Odysseus men?He uses threats.
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?His dog who dies after seeing his master.
Who does Telemachus think Odysseus is at first?a beggar
Why does Odysseus reveal himself to his son?Athena tells him to.
What quality best describes Penelope?faithfulness
What were Scylla and Charybdis?Syclla--a sea monster Charybdis--a giant whirlpool