Book 8 answers - Describe the kings hospitality. Why does...

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Describe the king’s hospitality. Why does Odysseus cry? He was very hospitable to Odysseus; he offers a total stranger (Odysseus) food, shelter, a way home, kindness, and all the benevolent comforts one could possibly want. Odysseus cries because the minstrel Demódokos plays a song about the Trojan War and the battle between Odysseus and Achilles. What Athletic skills do the men exhibit? They are good in the fields of boxing, wrestling, racing, and discus throwing. How does Odysseus react to Broadsea’s insults? It causes him to be angry. How does he prove himself to Broadsea? He won the discus competition. For what are the Phaiacians best know? They’re best known for games like boxing, wrestling, broadjump, and foot racing; for dance and song; and for ships. How does their life differ from what Odysseus has experienced? Their life, unlike what Odysseus has previously experienced, is peaceful and happy and calm and simple and overall enjoyable in most every aspect. What point does the harper’s song about
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1 taught by Professor Mrlee during the Spring '99 term at Shanghai University.

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Book 8 answers - Describe the kings hospitality. Why does...

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