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Unformatted text preview: 7. How does Odysseus describe the Kyklops? What particular customs make them seem uncivilized? Does Odysseus know they are related to the Phaikians when he tells his story? 8. Explain the nohbdy pun and how it works to preserve Odysseus. 9. What flaws in the character of Odysseus are revealed in the scene with Polyphmos? How do they haunt him through the rest of his voyages? 10. What does Aiolos do for Odysseus and his men? How do his men lose this advantage? What is the response of Odysseus? What does it tell us about his character? Why does Aiolos refuse to help again? 11. How does Odysseus approach the land of the Laistrygonians? What has he learned from his experience with Polyphmos? 12. Who is Kirk and what does she do to men? How does Odysseus conquer her? What does Kirk tell them they must do? What happens to Elpnor? Names to Remember Demdokos Aiolos Kikons Laistrygonians Lotos Eaters Kirk Kyklops Elpnor Polyphmos...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CC 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BU.
- Fall '08
- The Odyssey, Odysseus