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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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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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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
27 terms
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
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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…
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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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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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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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 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: 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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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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Homer's Odyssey and Epic Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary
Archetype
Homer
Odysseus
Penelope
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of Odysseus
Hero of Homer's Odyssey; known for his long journey and heroi…
Wife of Odysseus; she tests him by asking him about the bed i…
Archetype
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Homer
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of Odysseus
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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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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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Homer's Odyssey and Epic Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary
Archetype
Demonic Adversary
Homer
Odysseus
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Villain
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of "Odyss…
Hero of Homer's Odyssey; known for his long journey and heroi…
Archetype
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Demonic Adversary
Villain
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Homer's Odyssey and Epic Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary
Archetype
Homer
Odysseus
Penelope
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of Odysseus
Hero of Homer's Odyssey; known for his long journey and heroi…
Wife of Odysseus; she tests him by asking him about the bed i…
Archetype
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Homer
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of Odysseus
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vocabulary list #2 [the odyssey- "the cyclops"] literature 9
ravage
entreat
appalled
ponderous
to destroy violently
to beg
overcome with horror
massive, difficult to move because of weight
ravage
to destroy violently
entreat
to beg
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Homer's Odyssey and Epic Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary
Archetype
Demonic Adversary
Homer
Odysseus
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Villain
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of "Odyss…
Hero of Homer's Odyssey; known for his long journey and heroi…
Archetype
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Demonic Adversary
Villain
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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…
53 terms
Homer's Odyssey and Epic Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary
Archetype
Demonic Adversary
Homer
Odysseus
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Villain
Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of "Odyss…
Hero of Homer's Odyssey; known for his long journey and heroi…
Archetype
An ideal example or model after which other things are patter…
Demonic Adversary
Villain
The Odyssey Characters, Groups, Places, and Epic Literature Vocabulary
Achaeans
Aeolus
Achilles
Agamemnon
A collective name for the Greeks.
God of the winds who lives on the island of Aeolia.
Almost invulnerable hero of The Iliad who is considered to be…
King of Argos, leader of the Achaean forces that sacked Troy.
Achaeans
A collective name for the Greeks.
Aeolus
God of the winds who lives on the island of Aeolia.
Literature Vocabulary - The Odyssey, Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Portrayed
Destiny
Mutual
Express
Showed (someone or something) in a work of art or literature
Fate
Done, said or felt by each toward the other
Show feelings or emotion
Portrayed
Showed (someone or something) in a work of art or literature
Destiny
Fate
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Odyssey Vocabulary
companions
compelled
entreat
immortal
friends
forced
plead
living forever
companions
friends
compelled
forced
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Odyssey Vocabulary
contend
harry
plunder
nymph
Struggle
raid
steal
an immortal being associated with nature
contend
Struggle
harry
raid
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Odyssey Vocabulary
en media res
cordiality
pestilence
formidable
in the middle... All epics start en media res, or in the middle.…
(n) warm and friendly; friendly but polite and formal... synony…
(n) an annoyance, bother, or burden... synonym (means the same)…
very powerful or impressive; inspiring fear or respect throug…
en media res
in the middle... All epics start en media res, or in the middle.…
cordiality
(n) warm and friendly; friendly but polite and formal... synony…
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Vocabulary Odyssey Unit
foreshadowing
characterization
epic
theme
This is when the author gives clues//hints about what is to c…
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the ch…
a long narrative poem on a great and serious subject: focuses…
Central idea of a work of literature.
foreshadowing
This is when the author gives clues//hints about what is to c…
characterization
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the ch…
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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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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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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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Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
mustered
indifferent
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
Skillful slyness, craftiness
assembled, gathered
Having no interest in or concern for
formidable
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
guile
Skillful slyness, craftiness
18 terms
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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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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Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
gale
teem
causing fear or dread; intimidating
cunning intelligence; crafty
a very strong wind
to be full; to pour out
formidable
causing fear or dread; intimidating
guile
cunning intelligence; crafty
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ODYSSEY VOCABULARY
Provision
Epic Hero
Extended metaphor/simile
Oral tradition
n. A stock of needed materials of supplies (usually word is u…
A larger-than-life person who embodies the highest ideals of…
Metaphor or simile that continues over multiple sentences.
The manner in which information is passed from one generation…
Provision
n. A stock of needed materials of supplies (usually word is u…
Epic Hero
A larger-than-life person who embodies the highest ideals of…
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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
15 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
gale
teem
causing fear or dread; intimidating
cunning intelligence; crafty
a very strong wind
to be full; to pour out
formidable
causing fear or dread; intimidating
guile
cunning intelligence; crafty
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Odyssey Vocabulary
broadsword
bemusing
dissemble
incredulity
A sword with a wide, usually two-edged blade that is designed…
stuepfying or muddling
To disguise or conceal one's real nature, motives, or feeling…
unwillingness or inability to believe
broadsword
A sword with a wide, usually two-edged blade that is designed…
bemusing
stuepfying or muddling
15 terms
Odyssey vocabulary
formidable
guile
plunder
mutinous
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraud... The guy…
involving revolt against authority... The American Revolutionari…
formidable
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
guile
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
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The Odyssey Vocabulary
contend
sack
slay
wily
to compete or argue; to fight
to attack or raid a place and strip it of valuables
to kill
clever, crafty, cunning
contend
to compete or argue; to fight
sack
to attack or raid a place and strip it of valuables
18 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
contend
harry
plunder
nymph
Struggle
raid
steal
an immortal being associated with nature
contend
Struggle
harry
raid
15 terms
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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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
18 terms
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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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
24 terms
Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
guile
mustered
indifferent
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
Skillful slyness, craftiness
assembled, gathered
Having no interest in or concern for
formidable
Inspiring admiration, awe, or fear
guile
Skillful slyness, craftiness
25 terms
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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