odyssey checklist

odyssey checklist - Odyssey Checklist Themes / Key...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Odyssey Checklist Themes / Key Characters Book 1 : Athena visits Telemachus in Ithaca Scene : Olympus, Calypso’s island, Ithaca Important Characters : Poseidon, Hermes, Athena/Mentes, Zeus, Telemachus, Phemius, Penelope, Antinous, Eurymachus, Eurycleia, Halitherses, Aegisthus, Orestes Key Themes : Story of Orestes, the gods in council, the suitors in the palace, visit of Mentes Book 2: The Assembly Scene : Ithaca Important Characters : Aegyptus, Antinous, Eurymachus, Eurycleia, Mentes, Telemachus, Antinous, Eurymachus, Mentor, Athena, Eurycleia, Key Themes : Assembly and debate, abuse and departure of Telemachus Book 3: Telemachus visits King Nestor at Pylos Scene : Pylos Important Characters : Telemachus, Athena, Nestor, Peisistratus Key Themes : Tale of the returns of the Achaean heroes from Troy, story of Agamemnon’s death, revenge of Orestes, feasting and hospitality Book 4: The Visit to King Menelaus and Helen in Sparta Scene : Sparta, Ithaca Important Characters : Telemachus, Menelaus, Helen, Peisistratus, Antinous, Eurycleia, Penelope, Athena, Proteus, Aegisthus, Orestes Key Themes : The story of Menelaus’ return from Troy, story of Proteus, story of Agamemnon again, feasting and hospitality, suitors plot to kill Telemachus Book 5: Odysseus on the island of Calypso Important Characters: Athena, Zeus, Hermes, Calypso, Odysseus, Poseidon Scene: Island of Ogygia Key Themes: Divine Assembly; immortality; divine wrath Book 6: Nausicaa Scene : Scheria, Land of the Phaeacians Important Characters : Odysseus, Athena, Nausicaa Key Themes : Supplication, hospitality
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.
  • Summer '08
  • athanassakis
  • The Odyssey, Hospitality, Odysseus, Telemachus, Penelope, Athena, Zeus, Poseidon, Achilles, Alcinous, Antinous, Arete, Calypso, Circe, Charybdis, Elpenor, Eumaeus, Eurycleia, Eurymachus, Hermes, Menelaus, Nausicaa, Nestor, Scylla, Book 1, Book 2

Page1 / 3

odyssey checklist - Odyssey Checklist Themes / Key...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online