In this lesson, we will discuss some important topics from homer's the odyssey, which will be organized by themes and, in order to better. Studying for the odyssey we have tons of study questions for you here, all completely free. Homer's odyssey pre-reading group discussion anticipatory guide for topics and themes. The odyssey – discussion questions book 1 what do you think is the symbolic meaning of the greek gods and goddesses are they meant to be taken literally if not, what is it that they represent think carefully about the speech of zeus what does it suggest about human behavior and the tragic fate of. The odyssey study guide contains a biography of homer, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
Homer's odyssey and society oc e read each question carefully and make sure that you know what you have to do before starting your answer section b: essays answer one question start your answer on a new page marks are awarded for the quality of written communication in your answer. The telemachus subplot is a traditional coming-of-age story what standard elements does this subplot share with other coming-of-age stories why and in what way does the prince change 2 consider two of the following as symbols — odysseus' great bow, the shroud that penelope weaves for laertes, the island of. Study questions 1 what happens to odysseus as he approaches the swineherd's dwelling 2 what actions on the part of the suitors affect eumaeus personally 3 what warning does eumaeus give the disguised odysseus before revealing his master's name to his guest 4 what events have prompted eumaeus to make. Read this full essay on interpretive questions from the odyssey homer, the odyssey, book 1question one:who is the narrator in this storyreferences:1.
Need students to write about the odyssey we've got discussion and essay questions designed by master teachers. English 240, ancient literature, a chapman university course that introduces students to classical texts by homer, aeschylus, sophocles, plato, aristotle, virgil , and ovid fall 2003 instructor: alfred j drake, phd. “[o]nce this house was rich, no doubt, beyond reproach when the man you mentioned still lived here, at home now the gods have reversed our fortunes with a vengeance -- wiped that man from the earth like no one else before” earlier, while speaking to the other gods about another famous son, aegisthus.
The discussion and essay topics can be expanded as necessary before reading homer's the odyssey, students should be introduced to the concepts of epic poetry and epic heroes, as well groups, the questions can be used as class discussion starters, formal study guides, a review for a test, writing assignments, etc. The odyssey quiz that tests what you know perfect prep for the odyssey quizzes and tests you might have in school. The odyssey these questions, like all the study questions we offer, are meant to point up some patterns that are central to the text they are by no means exhaustive, and they are not meant to be prescriptive although we won't be able to touch upon all of them in our discussions, they may serve to get you started on critical.
Study guide questions – discussion #3 books 17-24: revenge 17-20 odysseus and telemachus return to the palace in imminent danger 1 book 17 – omens as odysseus first sets eyes on his own palace after 20 years, what are the ways that he is tested by athena ~how much restraint is odysseus. This causes ambiguities and problems of interpretation, very similar to the interpretive problems encountered in the works of the ancient greek philosopher plato since the abridged version of the ramayana and the analects are much shorter than the odyssey , the questions are much less specific and stress cross cultural. Here are the dates for our next two conference calls and discussion questions for our next call on june 4 i hope you are enjoying the reading as much as i am sincerely andre discussion #2 (lombardo translation pp 125-255) books 9- 16 reconciliations 9-12 odysseus' wanderings, “reconciling.