Questions On Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey '

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CLL 215.01 Summer II 2011 Foley Quiz I Study Guide In addition to the handouts you received, study the following as preparation for Quiz I on 7/21. Be able to identify the following characters: Odysseus- Odysseus is the husband of Queen Penelope and the father of Prince Telemachus. Penelope- Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus Hermes- the herald of the Olympian gods, is the son of Zeus and the nymph Maia, daughter of Atlas and one of the Pleiades. Kalypso- a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia Nausikaa- The beautiful daughter of King Alcinous and Queen Arete of the Phaeacians Alkinoös- King of the Phaeacians Arêtê- Queen of the Phaeacians Demodokos-…show more content…
Antinoös- The most arrogant of Penelope’s suitors Iros Argos Be familiar with the following concepts: “Scraps from the Homeric Banquet” , Aeshylus is reported to have said that his own tradedies were “scraps from the Homeric Banquet” Telemakhia- The first four books of The Odyssey are together called the Telemachia because they focus on the problems Telemachus faces while waiting for his father Odysseus to return home When do we see Odysseus, “the great tactician,” strategize? Line 405 When do we see Penelope, wife of the “great tactician,” strategize? Evidence of oral culture, oral storytelling in The Odyssey. Xenia-hospitable Character Frame Narrative Conception of the Underworld according to Homer What parts have scholars proposed were later added to The Odyssey? What is Odysseus’ relationship to his crew? How is Homer’s bias towards nobility expressed in The Odyssey? How does Odysseus ensure loyalty among those in Ithaca? The “Continuum” The connection in the text of The Odyssey between Odysseus and a
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