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Unformatted text preview: ENGL 2111 World Literature October 15, 2009 The Odyssey Q1. Why is Odyssey confused when he awakens? What was the first thing he does? When he awakens Odysseus is confused because, although in his fathers land, he could not tell where he was, especially after being away for so many years. When he first awake the first thing he does is he stood up, rubbed his eyes gazed at his homeland and swore slapping his thighs with both his palms, and then he cried out. (bk 13 pg 439 line 220, line 230, 231, 232) Q2. In what three ways does Athena help Odysseus? First Athena helps Odysseus hide his treasure in the cave, then she offers to and transforms him to a beggar so than no one would know him and finally she helps to get his son back from the land of Sparta. (bk 13: pg443 line 425, pg 444 line 465, pg445 line 480) Q3. How does the goatherd greet Odysseus and Emaios? When the goatherd met Odysseus and Emaios he greets them by growling and taunting them very grossly. Just like the suitors the goatherd Emaios he greets them by growling and taunting them very grossly....
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