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english literature odyssey
athena
calypso
charybdis
circe
goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare
sea goddess who loved odysseus
enormous and dangerous whirlpool
enchantress who helped odysseus
athena
goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare
calypso
sea goddess who loved odysseus
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english literature odyssey
alcinous
apollo
athena
calypso
king of the phaeacians, to whom odysseus tells his story.
god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine
goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare
sea goddess who loved odysseus
alcinous
king of the phaeacians, to whom odysseus tells his story.
apollo
god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine
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English Exam Odyssey & Folk Literature
Folk Literature
Purposes of Folk Literature
Oral tradition
Bards
aka folklore refers to cultural knowledge & beliefs passed fr…
-explain mysteries of the natural world... -entertain/enlighten…
stories, myths, songs, etc that are passed by word of mouth
people who told or sang the long narrative poems about gods,…
Folk Literature
aka folklore refers to cultural knowledge & beliefs passed fr…
Purposes of Folk Literature
-explain mysteries of the natural world... -entertain/enlighten…
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Odyssey Literature Terms
Epic
Epic Hero
In Media Res
Muse
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
"in the middle of things" - text begins in the middle of the…
a spirit or source that inspires an artist.
Epic
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
Epic Hero
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
Odyssey Literature Terms
Epic
Epic Hero
In Media Res
Muse
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
"in the middle of things" - text begins in the middle of the…
a spirit or source that inspires an artist.
Epic
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
Epic Hero
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
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Literature-Odyssey
The Ordinary World
The Call to Adventure
Refusal of the Call
Meeting with the Mentor
Odyssey is the King of Ithaca
Odysseus is called to Troy
Odysseus does not want to leave his new born and wife
Athena guides Odysseus throughout his travels
The Ordinary World
Odyssey is the King of Ithaca
The Call to Adventure
Odysseus is called to Troy
Literature The odyssey
Agamemnon
Helen
Hades
Hellios
King of Mycene; leader of Greeks during Trojan war; murdered…
Wife of Menelaus; the prince of troy of ducted her
Ruler of the underworld; brother to Zeus and Poseidon
God of the sun; owner of the castle which Odysseus's men ate
Agamemnon
King of Mycene; leader of Greeks during Trojan war; murdered…
Helen
Wife of Menelaus; the prince of troy of ducted her
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literature: odyssey
Chaos
Poseidon
Medusa
Aphrodite
born in the cosmos; created darkness and light; first thing t…
god of the sea, chariots, horses, earthquakes, and storms; th…
originally a pretty woman; Aphrodite gets mad at her for slee…
goddess of love, pleasure, and beauty; married to Hephaestus,…
Chaos
born in the cosmos; created darkness and light; first thing t…
Poseidon
god of the sea, chariots, horses, earthquakes, and storms; th…
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Literature: Odyssey
Agamemnon🙆
Alcinous🙆
Amphinomus 🙆
Antinous 🙆
King and leader of Greek forces during the Trojan War
King of the Phaeacians and person to whine Odysseus relates h…
one of Penelope's suitors
rudest of Penelope's suitors
Agamemnon🙆
King and leader of Greek forces during the Trojan War
Alcinous🙆
King of the Phaeacians and person to whine Odysseus relates h…
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Literature - Odyssey
armory
buoyant
byre
dungeon
where weapons are manufactured
able to float
barn/stable for pigs or cows
underground room to keep prisoners
armory
where weapons are manufactured
buoyant
able to float
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Literature ODYSSEY
CREATION STORY
TROJAN WAR
ROLE ON ANCIENT WOMEN ON GREEK HISTORY
ZUES
Gaia (Mother Earth) and Ouranous (Father Sky) were created an…
when Hera threw a party and didn't invite one person, Spite.…
had a role at home, had children and took care of them. Organ…
King of all gods
CREATION STORY
Gaia (Mother Earth) and Ouranous (Father Sky) were created an…
TROJAN WAR
when Hera threw a party and didn't invite one person, Spite.…
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Literature "The Odyssey"
Homer
Trojan War
Trojan Horse
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Author of both The Odyssey and Iliad
what war did odysseus leave home to fight in
his greatest idea
how many axe heads did the suitors have to shoot through
Homer
Author of both The Odyssey and Iliad
Trojan War
what war did odysseus leave home to fight in
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The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature
What is an "Epic Poem"?
What is "Dactylic Hexameter"?
Who is Telemachus?
Who is Penelope?
A long narrative poem written on a serious subject; written i…
Form of meter in poetry or a rhythmic scheme; used in Homer's…
Odysseus' Son
Odysseus' Wife
What is an "Epic Poem"?
A long narrative poem written on a serious subject; written i…
What is "Dactylic Hexameter"?
Form of meter in poetry or a rhythmic scheme; used in Homer's…
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The Odyssey Academic Literature
allusion
archetypes
epic
epic hero
an indirect reference to a famous person, place, event, or li…
a pattern in literature that is found in a variety of works f…
a long narrative poem on a serious subject, presented in an e…
a larger-than-life figure who embodies the ideals of a nation…
allusion
an indirect reference to a famous person, place, event, or li…
archetypes
a pattern in literature that is found in a variety of works f…
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The Odyssey-Literature Terms and Examples
metaphor
epic simile
epithet
simile
"He seemed rather a shaggy mountain"
"weeping the way a wife mourns for her lord on the lost field…
"To this the summoner of cloud replied:"
"He caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat th…
metaphor
"He seemed rather a shaggy mountain"
epic simile
"weeping the way a wife mourns for her lord on the lost field…
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Literature Terms for The Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
Epic Similie
Epic Plot
a long narrative poem
a larger than life figure who undertakes great journeys and p…
a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
involves a long journey full of complications such as strange…
Epic
a long narrative poem
Epic Hero
a larger than life figure who undertakes great journeys and p…
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Literature, The Odyssey
epic
two of the greatest epics (written bet…
The Illiad
The Odyssey
long narrative poem that tells the adventures of heroes embod…
The Illiad and The Odyssey
the epic of war
long journey
epic
long narrative poem that tells the adventures of heroes embod…
two of the greatest epics (written bet…
The Illiad and The Odyssey
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English-The Odyssey
Troy
cicones
lotus eaters
cyclops
The Greeks fought the Trojans for 10 years. Greeks won when…
sided with Troy durning Trojan war
they loose the desire to go home.
traps them and eats the men.
Troy
The Greeks fought the Trojans for 10 years. Greeks won when…
cicones
sided with Troy durning Trojan war
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English The Odyssey
Ardor
Assuage
Bereft
Contrive
great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion... Syn. fervency, spiri…
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate... Syn. a…
a simple past tense and past participle of bereave.... Syn. begg…
to plan with ingenuity; devise; invent... Syn. create handle... Ant…
Ardor
great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion... Syn. fervency, spiri…
Assuage
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate... Syn. a…
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Odyssey terms -- English 9
aegis
archetype
arete
covenant
a shield or breastplate with a majestic symbol (this shield i…
a prototype, perfect example, or original model of a characte…
excellence; good character; the qualities demonstrated in rea…
a formal, solemn, and binding agreement (often religious in n…
aegis
a shield or breastplate with a majestic symbol (this shield i…
archetype
a prototype, perfect example, or original model of a characte…
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English / The Odyssey
True
He hangs from a tree until she spits h…
Sleeping
They stop their ears with beeswax.
The sirens all sang and played the flute and lyre.
How does Odysseus escape Charybdis the second time?
What is Odysseus doing when the men slaughter the cattle?
How does Odysseus's crew keep from succumbing to the sirens?
True
The sirens all sang and played the flute and lyre.
He hangs from a tree until she spits h…
How does Odysseus escape Charybdis the second time?
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English odyssey
beguiling
chide
contender
disconsolate
charming, pleasing
to scold mildly
a fighter
extremely sad
beguiling
charming, pleasing
chide
to scold mildly
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Literature 7: The Odyssey Vocabulary
muse
plunder
hallowed
lofty
the source of an artist's inspiration
to rob or pillage; to loot; take illegally
sanctified; consecrated
elevated in character; exalted
muse
the source of an artist's inspiration
plunder
to rob or pillage; to loot; take illegally
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English The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemacus
Circe
Main character of the story-the protagonist. Fought among man…
Wise, loyal, cautious, patient, wife of Odyssues, daugher of…
Odyssues' son who is just growing up and trying to prove hims…
Circe drugs Odysseus men, turning them into pigs, Odysseus is…
Odysseus
Main character of the story-the protagonist. Fought among man…
Penelope
Wise, loyal, cautious, patient, wife of Odyssues, daugher of…
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English Odyssey
Beguile
Herald
Lament
Insolent
To charm, to divert attention pleasantly from
An official messenger
A passionate experience of grief
Rude and insulting in an arrogant way
Beguile
To charm, to divert attention pleasantly from
Herald
An official messenger
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English- Odyssey
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Polyphemus
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Hw fought among the other Gre…
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy,He is a…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. She spends her day…
One of the Cyclopes (uncivilized one-eyed giants) whose islan…
Odysseus
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Hw fought among the other Gre…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy,He is a…
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Odyssey Characters and Literature Terms
Homer
Muse
Zeus
Calypso
Author
Inspiration, daughter of Zeus
King of gods
Immortal woman who kept Odysseus imprisoned on her island for…
Homer
Author
Muse
Inspiration, daughter of Zeus
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Literature: Odyssey Characters
Achilles
Aegisthus
Agamemnon
Antinuous
Greek war hero who was dipped in the river Styx as a child, m…
Clytemnestra's lover who helped her kill Agamemnon. Killed by…
Menelaus' brother, son of Atreus. Commanded the united Greek…
The nastiest suitor.
Achilles
Greek war hero who was dipped in the river Styx as a child, m…
Aegisthus
Clytemnestra's lover who helped her kill Agamemnon. Killed by…
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Literature Odyssey Vocabulary
Plunder
Valor
Guile
Ponderous
verb; to steal or take by force
noun; courage
noun; craftiness, skill in being smart & clever
adjective; describes something that is huge
Plunder
verb; to steal or take by force
Valor
noun; courage
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English: The Odyssey
Orestes
Homer
Odysseus
Telemachus
Son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. Killed his wife and her lo…
Author of the Odyssey. Possibly fake, and the story was piece…
The hero of The Odyssey, Odysseus leads his men back home to…
The son of Odysseus. Sets out on a mission to find him, but e…
Orestes
Son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. Killed his wife and her lo…
Homer
Author of the Odyssey. Possibly fake, and the story was piece…
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Literature Odyssey Vocab Words
appalled
ponderous
travail
adversary
filled with dismay; horrified
heavy in a clumsy way; bulky
painful effort
an opponent; enemy
appalled
filled with dismay; horrified
ponderous
heavy in a clumsy way; bulky
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Literature odyssey vocab
replenished
companions
savages
abundance
made full or complete again
people who accompany others
people who are brutal and cruel; people who live in a basic,…
a great amount
replenished
made full or complete again
companions
people who accompany others
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Odyssey Literature Terms
imagery
foreshadowing
simile
tone
imagination; mental poetic images use sensory details
an indication (warning) of something to come
a figure of speech in which two esssentially unlike things ar…
attitude a writer takes toward his subject
imagery
imagination; mental poetic images use sensory details
foreshadowing
an indication (warning) of something to come
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Folk Literature and The Odyssey
(folk literature) Types of Folk Litera…
(folk literature) Purposes of Folk Lit…
(folk literature) Oral Tradition
(bards) Invocation
-Legends... -Fables... -Fairy Tales... -Tall Tales... -Myths
-entertain readers... -enlighten readers by sharing the human c…
is the passing of word of mouth from generation to generation
a prayer to the muse (godess of poetry)
(folk literature) Types of Folk Litera…
-Legends... -Fables... -Fairy Tales... -Tall Tales... -Myths
(folk literature) Purposes of Folk Lit…
-entertain readers... -enlighten readers by sharing the human c…
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English - The Odyssey
Odysseus
Agamemnon
Eumaeus
Penelope
...
...
...
...
Odysseus
...
Agamemnon
...
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Literature Vocab. for the Odyssey
Plunder
Valor
Formidable
Guile
To steal goods by force
Determination/courage/bravery in battle
Causes fear, apprehension, or dread
Insidious, cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful dece…
Plunder
To steal goods by force
Valor
Determination/courage/bravery in battle
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World literature exam: the odyssey
T or F: nostos is an obvious theme of…
T or F: the primary importance of Xeni…
T or F: violating Xenia is an offense…
Homer is called the ______ of the anci…
True
True
True
Shakespeare
T or F: nostos is an obvious theme of…
True
T or F: the primary importance of Xeni…
True
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Foundations Literature: The Odyssey
Oral Tradition
What does Oral Tradition usually record?
Points of view
What does points of view usually refle…
Literature passed down through the ages by word of mouth.
History, customs, beliefs, and values of the culture.
Perspectives on life.
The cultural experiences of the tellers.
Oral Tradition
Literature passed down through the ages by word of mouth.
What does Oral Tradition usually record?
History, customs, beliefs, and values of the culture.
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Literature: Odyssey Characters
Alcinous
Odysseus
Calypso
Circe
king of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
king of Ithaca
sea goddess who "loved" Odysseus
enchantress who helped Odysseus
Alcinous
king of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
Odysseus
king of Ithaca
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Literature The Odyssey Part 2
Epic hero
Epic plot
Epic setting
Archtype
Courageous, brave, smart, larger-than-life
Journey
Far off lands, underworld, sea voyages (don't know what will…
Loyal servant, suitors, long suffering wife, wicked tempstress
Epic hero
Courageous, brave, smart, larger-than-life
Epic plot
Journey
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Literature Odyssey vocabulary
pyre
barrow
carousal
hawsers
Heap of combustible material
ancient burial mound
To drink lots of alcohol and enjoy oneself in a lively way
Thick rope for towing a ship
pyre
Heap of combustible material
barrow
ancient burial mound
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World Literature Odyssey Vocab
cunning
ambrosia
odious
impervious
having or showing skills in one ends by desire or evasion
something very pleasing to taste or smell
extremely unpleasant, repulsive
not allowing fluid to pass through
cunning
having or showing skills in one ends by desire or evasion
ambrosia
something very pleasing to taste or smell
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The Odyssey Literature Vocab Terms
plunder
valor
formidable
guile
to steal goods by force
determination/courage/bravery in battle
causes fear, apprehension, or dread
cunning in attaining a goal; trickery, crafty deception
plunder
to steal goods by force
valor
determination/courage/bravery in battle
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Odyssey Epic Terms literature
Adversary
Epithet
In Media Res
Epic Simile
"What evil blew in this pest?" (1210)
"Odysseus, master of landways and seaways" (1010)
the beginning of Odysseus' revenge
"your name has gone out under heaven like the sweet honor of…
Adversary
"What evil blew in this pest?" (1210)
Epithet
"Odysseus, master of landways and seaways" (1010)
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English I - Odyssey
Epic Poem
Epic Hero
Flashback
Personification
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's adventures; it does…
A larger-than-life character who goes on epic adventures. Thi…
A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than t…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Epic Poem
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's adventures; it does…
Epic Hero
A larger-than-life character who goes on epic adventures. Thi…
27 terms
Literature - odyssey characters
King and leader of greek forces during…
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Rudest of Penelope's suitors
Odysseus' loyal swineherd
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Antinous
Eumaeus
King and leader of greek forces during…
Agamemnon
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Alcinous
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The odyssey literature terms
Cynical
Epithet
Hyperbole
Idiom
Being distrustful of human nature or motives; pessimistic
A descriptive adjective or phrase used to characterize someone
A deliberate exaggeration in order to make a point (I am so h…
An expression that has meaning other than the literal one (It…
Cynical
Being distrustful of human nature or motives; pessimistic
Epithet
A descriptive adjective or phrase used to characterize someone
60 terms
The Odyssey: Ancient Literature Vocab
Staid
Muse
Bard
Portent
Bored
A god of science
Singer of poetry
A warning
Staid
Bored
Muse
A god of science
Odyssey Epic Terms literature
Adversary
Epithet
In Media Res
Epic Simile
"What evil blew in this pest?" (1210)
"Odysseus, master of landways and seaways" (1010)
the beginning of Odysseus' revenge
"your name has gone out under heaven like the sweet honor of…
Adversary
"What evil blew in this pest?" (1210)
Epithet
"Odysseus, master of landways and seaways" (1010)
27 terms
Literature odyssey characters
King and leader of greek forces during…
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Rudest of Penelope's suitors
Odysseus' loyal swineherd
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Antinous
Eumaeus
King and leader of greek forces during…
Agamemnon
King of the Phaeacians amd person to w…
Alcinous
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