The Homecoming of Odysseus Books 5-8, 1
Here we pick up the story of Zeus commissioning Hermes to assist with Os homecoming. Who is
Hermes? How is he characterized?
Hermes is Zeuss son. He is a messenger that sent the missions and is very well
The Telmachy or Adventures of Telemachus Books 1-4
1. What is a Muse? How does Homer characterize the invocation to the Muse?
They are a source of inspiration. The characterizes them as
2. Note the role of
THE ODESSEY BOOK 23-24 REVIEW
Book Twenty Three
1. Eurykleia tells the incredulous P of Os actions. She enters the main hall. How does T treat his
mothers? What is significant about his behavior? Characterize the T you see know with the T of Book
Odysseus on Ithaka: Books 18-19
1. What new trial comes in the form of the beggar Iros? How does O prove himself? How did the suitors
react? What lesson (definition of man) does O try to teach them as a result?
A real beggar by the name of
THE ODESSEY BOOK 20-22 REVIEW
How is Melantios characterized in this scene? How does Os response characterize O?
He is very cocky and thinks he is superior but O doesnt care as much and ignores.
How is the new omen interpreted?
If they fight