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Odyssey Reading Guide part 2

The Odyssey: Part 2 Reading Guide

 

1.      At the beginning of Part 2, we are told first about _____________ the god of ____________.

2.      What does this god do to help Odysseus?( 2 points)_________________________________

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3.      Why does this help prove useless and why does Odysseus not make it home?_____________

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4.      In their next stop on their journey they meet the________________________, who are described as __________________________.

5.      Who escapes destruction at the hand of these people/creatures?________________________

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6.      At their next stop, how many of Odysseus’s men  return from exploring the island_______?

7.      What happened to the rest of the men? (2 Points).___________________________________

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8.      How is Odysseus able to rescue his men?(2 Points)__________________________________

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9.Before Odysseus could leave Circe a year later, he had to visit_________________ in _________________________.

10.  What warning did the blind prophet give to Odysseus_______________________________

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11.    Describe what Odysseus did so that he would be able to hear the Siren’s song without causing harm to his shipmates?(2 points)_________________________________________

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12.    What did Odysseus do so that his shipmates would be unaffected by the Siren’s song?_____

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13.    After the Sirens, Odysseus’s ship has to sail between ____________________which is described as___________________________ and ____________________which is not a monster but rather a __________________________ (2 points).

14.    When Odysseus and his men came to the Island of the Sun God what did he make his men do before they landed on the island?____________________________________________

15.    Why were they detained on this island for more than a month?_______________________

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16.    How did Eurylochus convince the men to eat Helios’ cattle?__________________________

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17.    Why was Odysseus unable to stop them?_________________________________________

18.    How was Odysseus’s ship finally destroyed?______________________________________

19.    How was Odysseus able to avoid Scylla as he was blown there by the wind?_____________

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