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Unformatted text preview: (recruiter) puts baby in path of plow and Odysseus avoids the baby and blows his cover of being crazy.-The Odyssey follows Odysseus home after the war.-Xenia is one of the fundamental concepts throughout his journey-Adventure: o Ciconian City – sacks the city and pull treasure to beach. They then party on the beach, and while they are partying the Ciconian’s call their allies and they kill many of Odysseus friends. o Lotus Eaters – causes people who eat it to forget things o Cyclops – named Polyphemus; they land on and island of a bunch of them and they are children of Poseidon. They have bad xenia, eat their guests. Odysseus offers Polyphemus some wine, and in return Polyphemus offers to eat him last. Polyphemus asks him his name and Odysseus says nobody – Otis. Odysseus then burns him in the eyes....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course CLCS 335 taught by Professor Keithdickson during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Fall '08
- The Odyssey, Odysseus, Poseidon, Polyphemus