Odysseus - ENGL 2111 World Literature October 13, 2009 The...

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ENGL 2111 World Literature October 13, 2009 The Odyssey Q1. What was calypso doing when Hermes found her? She was at her home walking about while weaving singing with her sweet voice. This tells the reader that the nymphs were weavers and very independent. Calypso recognizes Hermes straight away because she was a goddess and the books tell us that all the immortal gods know one another. He was dressed in a whitecaps and sandals. (bk 5 pg 331) Q2. What does Odysseus tell Calypso immediately before they go to bed to have sex? Before they go to have sex Odysseus told calypso about his wife showing that he is a married man however that does not seem to bother either especially calypso who wanted to make him her immortal husband. (bk 5 pg 335) Q3. What does Athena metamorphose or change herself into? Why does she do it? Athena metamorphosed or changed herself into deities. She changes so that she always takes on a look that meets the anticipation of the others. (bk 6) Q4. How does Athena help Odysseus “dress for success”? Athena helps Odysseus dress for
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