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1293-1300Identify the HOMERIC SIMILE:
Overall QuestionHow does this bloody episode relate to the epic’s theme about the value of hospitality and about what happens to people who mock divine laws?
News Article: # 5Write about how Odysseus rids the palace of the suitors. Tell the 5 W’s and H of the event.
Odysseus and PenelopePart Two Dec. 4
QuestionsALL Find a Homeric Simile.Prologue PREDICT how Odysseus will react to Penelope’s testing?1304 What might she be thinking? 1309-1314 INFER why Penelope has so much trouble recognizing Odysseus.1356-1357 What is she implying in these lines?
Questions1374-1384PARAPHRASE Odysseus’s description of the bed. What characteristics of the bed suggest the strength and endurance of their love?1406-1407 INTERPRET what she means when she refers to her “stiff heart”1408-1418The journey ends with an embrace. What SIMILE helps you understand the joy Odysseus feels in the arms of his wife?
Check Test #31.Why doesn’t Telemachus recognize his father right away?2.Who is Antinous?3.What is Odysseus able to do that the suitors cannot do?4.What signs of approval do the gods give Odysseus?5.Who aids Odysseus in his battle with the suitors?6.What is the secret of the marriage bed of Odysseus and Penelope?
Newspaper Article #6How does the story end? Describe Penelope and Odysseus reuniting after 20 years.