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Study sets matching "odyssey"
Study sets matching "odyssey"
the protagonist of The Odyssey
loyal wife of the protagonist
son of the protagonist
father of the protagonist
a comparison developed over a greater length of several lines
renames a person or a thing with a descriptive phrase
a reference to literary or historical person place event or co…
problem or struggle a character faces. internal/external confl…
wrote Iliad and Odyssey
Trojan who judged the contest for the Golden Apple and chose A…
Epic Hero for Odyssey
Goddess of wisdom, favors Oddysseus
Immortal man, vulnerable only in his heel
God of the winds
King and leader of the Greek forces
King of Phaeacians to whom Odysseus tells his story
A long poem
the main character or protagonist in an epic that heroically l…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of consonant sounds.
Goddess of wisdom and battle strategies... Champion of Odysseus--…
God of the sea... Father of Polyphemus... Swears revenge against Ody…
Live on an island visited buy Odysseus... Eat a plant that causes…
Singer of verses
son of odysseus
loyal wife & queen
Homeric (also epic) simile n.
Concerned with glory that comes from honor and death in battle
Concerned with return and homecoming after war
Reciprocal obligations of a guest-host relationship
An extended simile elaborated in great detail
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder... reflect: muse:: di…
(v.) to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue... argue: contend::…
(V). 1. to be harassed or annoyed by repeated attacks; worried…
(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wron…
Supreme God, God of the sky, brother to Poseidon and Hades.
God of the sea, brother to Hades and Zuez.
God of the underworld, brother to Poseidon and Zuez.
Godess of wisdom, daughter of Zuez.
Which came first
Homer had what inpairmnet
Long narrative poem
Brief description or phrase that helps…
Inspiring fear, awe, or admiration because of great size, stre…
filled with dismay; horrified.
To scold mildly; reproach
to gradually become less; diminish
Faithful to gods, family, and country
Brains and brawns
Brave but feels fear
Adj. In a hateful way; horribly
N. An opponent; Enemy
Adj. Filled with dismay; horrified appall v.
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
(v.) to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
Why does she release him? What was their relationship?
Turns men into animals!
Giant whirlpool monster which would put entire ship in jeopardy
Narrative poem that tells about heroes and Gods; Epic hero is…
sun god with a herd of bovines
Six headed monster
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his Story
King of Ithaca, also the main character of the story
sea goddess who loved Odysseus
King of the Greek gods
Includes fantastic or exotic lands; involves more than one nat…
A descriptive name or phrase used to characterize someone or s…
A recurring theme, subject or idea
A very typical example of a certain person or thing
husband of Penelope and father of Telemachus, a hero
Faithful wife of Odysseus
Odysseus and Penelope's son
goddess of wisdom
dishonest, unprincipled person
very loud noise hurtful to the ears
wise - a wise person (sage advice)
Achaen ally in troy?
Name for mainland greece
Commander of the myrmidons
Island home of Circe
Seducer of Clytemnestra, and murderer of Agamemnon, killed by…
King of Mycenae, son of Atreus, brother of Menelaus, husband o…
Defeated by Odysseus in the contest for Achilles armor, son of…
Son of Peleus and Thetis. Greatest Greek hero at Troy: met Ody…
three names for the Greek gods
land of nestor
achaians danaans argives
an insight into life and human nature
literature passed down through the ages by word of mouth
describes the actions of gods or heroes
to help; to be of use
Distant physically or emotionally; reserved; indifferent
bending readily; easily influenced
Main character. Man of twists and turns
Odysseus wife. Clear headed, wary
The king and queens son. Childish
Goddess who is Odysseus mentor. Also know as Pallas, goddess o…
Odysseus describes himself to King Alci…
What does Odysseus say about the time h…
What does Odysseus say about his home?
According to Odysseus, what happened at…
Men hold me formidable for guile in peace and war: this fame h…
He says that in his heart, he never gave consent with them alt…
He cannot find as much happiness as he has in his own home wit…
They are violent warriors who killed 72 people.
Six headed monster
Where Odysseus tells his story
Athena's disguise. lord of the taphian men who love their oars
nymph who takes pity on Odysseus and gives I=his a swimming sc…
Menelaus and Helens only daughter
second best suitor
Author of the Odyssey
Long narrative poem that tell the adventures
Stories that use fantasy to express ideas
Singers of tales
what are the 9 narrative and descriptiv…
how is direct speech used in the Odyssey
how are epithets used in the Odyssey
how are recurrent phrases or formulae u…
direct speech, epithets, recurrent phrases or formulae, small…
makes stories dramatic, brings characters to life, much of the…
descriptive phrases which stress a person's characteristics an…
used by poets to compose their material, "soon as dawn" regula…
Tells his story and gives him ride home to Ithaca
Servant,who gave suitors information on Od.
Turned men into pigs and kept the men captive for 5 years
Blind prophet helped Od. find his way home
what or whom is Athena disguised as?
what specifically does Athena do to hel…
What is Nestor's opinion of Odysseus?
What clues cue Menelaos and Helen that…
gives him advise to go find if his father is dead/alive
Very high opponion
He looks like his father
adj.-inspiring; admiration; awe; or fear
n.-skillful; slyness; craftiness
adj.-having no interest in or concern for
v.-to ask earnestly; beg
The Muse of epic poetry
Homers opening prayer is called this.
Homer is asking for inspiration from her.
Odysseus tells his story to this King.
Many of Odysseus' 12 ships are destroyed in the first confront…
A characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in p…
A simile developed over several lines of verse especially one…
Recited out loud, broken down into books/episodes, gives incit…
popular structure of events in a hero's journey
trying to get home after the war
king of Pylos; an old friend of Odysseus
War between Troy and Greece; Greece won; Odysseus is a hero of…
On the island of Ismarus; they fought on horseback and on foot
People who ate the lotus flower and forgot the desire to retur…
One eyed giant named Polyphemus; ate six of Odysseus men and w…
praise, approval; to salute; to hail
antiquated, old, out of use
warmth or heat of emotion; extreme force, vigor, or energy
skillful, clever, tricky
Where does Odysseus go after Lotus Eate…
What are the themes in the Odyssey?
What are the names of the people that H…
Odysseus get transformed into a____ whe…
To the Cyclops
The Power of Cunning over Strength; The Pitfalls of Temptations
Daughters of Zeus, the chief god. There were nine of them. Ins…
Fighting;dealing with difficulties
Fit for gods divine. Nectar and ambrosia are the drink and foo…
Place in central Greece not far from Olympus; a favorite sport…
Home of gods
Island where Kalypso lives
Place where Mentes rules over
Why did Odysseus go to "The Land of the…
When Odysseus goes to the land of the d…
Who is the goddess of the underworld?
What liquid did Circe give to Odysseus…
To talk to the blind prophet Teiresias and find his way home
honey and wine
Goddess of wisdom, war, and courage. Helps Odysseus throughout…
King of Ithaca. Main character of the Odyssey.
Prince of Ithaca, and son of Odysseus.
Queen of Ithaca, wife of Odysseus.
king of the Phaeacians, to whom odysseus tells his strory
king of ithaca
sea goddess who loved odysseus
enchantress who helped odysseus
The author of the Odyssey
The enemy of Odysseus and the father of the Cyclops
The goddess of wisdom who helps Odysseus
Nymphs who lure sailors to their deaths with songs
Odysseus has been on his journey for ho…
The goddess that transforms Odysseus
Odysseus is disguised as
Why is Telemachus doubtful that Odysseu…
As a beggar
He saw his father's appearance change
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