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Clever hero of the Odyssey
Son of Odysseus
Wife of Odysseus
Greatest Greek warrior
Goddess who changed men into swine
Princess who finds shipwrecked Odysseus
Odysseus's childhood nurse
Hero of Trojan war whose wife orders his death upon his return home
God of the sea
Six headed monster
One eyed giant blinded by Odysseus; Son of Poseidon
Father of Odysseus
A short, descriptive phrase
An extended comparison of two things using like or as
Descriptive words or phrases that appeal to the senses
Where did Telemachus think his father was all these years?
He thought he was dead
What is the symbol of Odysseus's strength?
What is an important obligation of a Greek host?
To give gifts to the visitors
When do Odysseus and Telemachus cry together?
When Odysseus reveals his identity to Telemachus
What is Odysseus's fatal flaw?
Hubris (arrogance, excessive pride)
When searching for a place to make a sacrifice to Poseidon, what does Odysseus take with him?
In the underworld we learn that Tantalus can't do what?
Eat or drink
Who is Penelope's primary suitor?
Who is the antagonist in the Odyssey?
What was the effect of eating the Lotus?
It made the crew not want to go home
Who is Polyphemus and why is he important?
Cyclops, Odysseus blinded him and that's why Poseidon is messing with Odysseus's journey
How long was the Trojan war?
Proteus has the power to do what?
Change his shape
Who does Odysseus first fool with his beggar disguise?
What was an omen from the gods?
Birds or eagles that foreshadowed doom
Why would an author use an epic simile?
To add description to the story
Who gave Odysseus instructions about the sirens?
Odysseus's men killed the sacred cattle that belonged to whom?
What does the old beggar do that surprises all of the suitors?
String and shoot Odysseus's bow
How many of Odysseus's men does Scylla destroy?
What happened to the servant women who were disloyal to Odysseus?
They were hung
What is Odysseus's goal?
To get home
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