This "quiz" is a change of pace and thestudents by now know so much that they enjoy their knowledge andthe "game." 2) Visualization writing- lights dim, walking to Odysseus'mansion, and through the main room- sounds, sights, smells.
In the hall Odysseus is furthershamed; Telemakhos speaks bravely; Theoklymenos foretells deathto the suitors who laugh and push for marriage to Penelope.
335-350] A scavenger bully, Arnaios [nickname Iros], comes in andchallenges Odysseus to a fight, and Odysseus subsequently breakshis jaw and sets him out against the wall.
How does the existence of the 'beggar' [Odysseus], showhow the swineherd, Melanthios, and other characters value thebehavior esteemed by the Greek culture?
BK.16 Father and Son While Odysseus and Eumaios wait, Telemakhos arrives' havinggotten off the ship before it reaches home port, and is humblyreceived by Eumaios.
Also Odysseus learns [or the reader learns] that Eumaios is aprince kidnaped into slavery by Eumaios' father's maid, who was anoble child kidnaped and sold into slavery herself.
BK.14 Hospitality in the Forest Odysseus, disguised as a beggar, goes through the forest to theswineherd, Eumaios, who protects him from the four wolf-likedogs, and takes him in very hospitably, sharing what he has,telling about Odysseus' holdings, the suitors' parasitism and hisown loyalty to a man probably dead.
Give details 2.) When Eurylokhos talks Odysseus' men into landing onHelios' island, Odysseus says "I saw the power of destinydevising ill." What happens to cause him to say this?
[One shouldconsider the effect of this advice on Odysseus and Penelope'slater relationship.] Akhilleus and other men speak and Odysseussees some infamous men punished.
A simple theory that I feel fitsis that at one time Homer was going to have this segment of thestory in past tense as Odysseus, the swineherd and others withthem were looking back on what they did...
-- Arete and Alkinoos speak [the reader may have forgotten thatthese dramatic events are not happening in the present and thisinterruption serves as a reminder to bring the reader back to thehall], and then Odysseus resumes his narrative.-- Agamemnon tells how his wife betrayed him and tells Odysseusto trust no women, and to test his wife, Penelope.
Aiolia-Hermes-Aiaia-storms-Laistrygones-ram-bull-Aiolos Hippotades -molu-cannibals-ewe NOTE: [to students] to perk up the reading, read as if you wereone of the characters: Alkinoos' follower, Odysseus himself, oneof the 'shades,' etc.
She is overcome, takes Odysseus to bed, restores his men,'fattens' them up and after months, lets them go when Odysseussupplicates her, holding her knees.
One occurs near the beginning of this book whenOdysseus reveals his identity and states, "I am Laertes son,Odysseus...." and "we learn" that the man whose fame has gone to the "sky'srim" is right there in the assembly.]Odysseus then begins recounting his adventures after theTrojan War.
And while we're on the topic of cultural differences: if you start hating Odysseus for cheating on his wife left and right while she slept alone for two decades, just remember that we're working with a serious We're not supposed to see Odysseus as a jerk. We're supposed to think "It's not his fault these beautiful, immortal ladies can't keep their hands off him!"