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Odysseus was away from home for
twenty years
Which aspect of Odysseus' character keeps him from giving his heart to Calypso or circe?
he is eager to het back to Ithaca
Which statement most accurately describes the role of Zeus in Odysseus' adventures?
Zeus controls the weather by which Odysseus sails
Part I of the Odyssey is mainly about Odysseus'
heroic deeds
Telemachus' reaction to seding his father changed from
disbelief to joyous weeping
The character who explains the history of Argus to Odysseus is
Eumaeus
Which of Odysseus' traits allows his triumph in the bow-and-arrow challenge that Penelope sets for her suitors
skill as a marksman
What is an important themes of Part Ii
Good triumph over evil
When Odysseus ordered the servant to begin the feast for the suitors, he was being
sarcastic
In "Penelope's Test", her bed cannot be moved because
a living tree served as its bedpost
sprang from the blood of Medusa
Pegasus
guards the gates of Hades
Cerberus
god of the sea and earthquakes
Poseidon
Odysseus' helper in disguises
Athena
sea goddess who lived on Ogygia Isle
Calypso
a gigantic whirlpool
Charybdis
goddess of love
Aphrodite
half man, half horse
centaur
half man, half bull
minotaur
six-headed monster
Scylla
can turn men to stone
Medusa
lives on Thrinacia
Helios
Cyclops' personal name
Polyphemus
queen of the underworld
Persephone
Antinous broke a chair on the shoulder of a beggar T/F
T
Eurylochus instructed the suitors to fight back in Part II T/F
F
Alone, Telemachus and Odysseus kill all of the suitors T/F
F
A ruse is a trick or deception T/F
T
The beggar shot an arrow cleanly through ten ax handle sockets
F
The Odyssey is applicable to our world today T/F
T
Odysseus is a character who possesses weaknesses. T/F
T
A diety who approves of Odysseus is Athena T/F
T
In his heart, Odysseus remains faithful to Penelope T/F
T
A magic herb protects Odysseus against being changed into a swine while he is exposed to Calypso's power T/F
F