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The event from The Odyssey that best supports the theme that acting prideful can lead to unwanted consequences is Odysseus boasting of blinding Cyclops and Cyclops seeking revenge.
Which are examples of symbols? Choose all that apply. an Olympic torchan American flaga white dove
Read the paragraph.The kids had been out on the pond all morning. There were not enough hockey sticks to go around, so a game of broom hockey had evolved. Discarded ski caps served as goal markers, and the kids skated back and forth on the backyard “rink.” The impromptu game stretched to fill the entire morning of the canceled school day. Marco was the last to leave the ice, gathering neglected gear and a forgotten puck. As he glided toward the bank, he heard a creak and a pop. A crack began to snake its way across the surface, and when Marco was inches from the edge, one skate went through the ice. Luckily, the other skate glided to a stop in the bank’s frozen mud, giving Marco just enough leverage to pull his frosty skate out of the melting mess.The conflict in the paragraph is character versus nature
One theme found throughout The Odyssey is that good leaders take responsibility for those in their charge. Which lines from the text best support this theme? “I drove them, all three wailing, to the ships, tied them down under their rowing benches, and called the rest: All hands aboard; come, clear the beach and no one tastethe Lotus, or you lose your hope of home.”
ead the excerpt from The Odyssey.”Count up the suitors for me, let me knowwhat men at arms are there, how many men.I must put all my mind to it, to seeif we two by ourselves can take them onor if we should look round for help.”Based on this excerpt, what is the best prediction about what will happen next in the story? figurative
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Their secret! as she heard it told, her knees grew tremulous and weak, her heart failed her. With eyes brimming tears she ran to him,throwing her arms around his neck, and kissed himWhich theme do these lines support? Odysseus will battle the suitors with Telemachus.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Their secret! as she heard it told, her knees grew tremulous and weak, her heart failed her. With eyes brimming tears she ran to him,throwing her arms around his neck, and kissed himWhich theme do these lines support? Love and family make a homecoming worthwhile.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Said Odysseus:”Run then, while I hold them off with arrowsas long as the arrows last. When all are goneif I’m alone they can dislodge me.”Based upon this excerpt, which trait has Odysseus learned as part of his transformation? to lead confidently in times of distress
Read the excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey.Out of the cavethe mammoth Polyphemus roared in answer:’Nohbdy, Nohbdy’s tricked me, Nohbdy’s ruined me!’ To this rough shout they made a sage reply:’Ah well, if nobody has played you foul there in your lonely bed, we are no use in pain given by great Zeus. Let it be your father, Poseidon Lord, to whom you pray.’What theme is best revealed by this conflict? Trickery is a valuable weapon in battle.
Read the paragraph.The homeroom class buzzed with whispered discussions about the candidates. Liam had assumed he would be the student council representative again. He had always been involved in planning school events, such as fundraisers and dances, and he had expressed an interest in student council on the first day of school. His friends told him he was the only man for the job. But there was a last-minute change. Josh had thrown his name in the hat, too. People thought he was kidding until he gave an earnest speech about his desire to make changes at the school. Now Liam had a competitor for the leadership role.The conflict in the paragraph is character versus character
ead the excerpt from Part 4 of The Odyssey.As long as bread and good red wine remainedto keep the men up, and appease their craving,they would not touch the cattle. But in the end,when all the barley in the ship was gone,so hunger drove them to scour the wild shorewith angling hooks, for fishes and seafowl, whatever fell into their hands; and lean dayswore their bellies thin.What theme is best revealed by this conflict? It is easy to uphold morals when one is not suffering.
Read this excerpt from The Odyssey.”Oh, Nan, they are a bad lot; they intendruin for all of us; but Antinous appears a blacker-hearted hound than any.Here is a poor man come, a wanderer,driven by want to beg his bread, and everyonein hall gave bits, to cram his bag—onlyAntinous threw a stool, and banged his shoulder!”Based on previous knowledge of Greek values, what prediction can best be made about Antinous’s future? Antinous’s friends will turn on him, and he will suffer for his actions.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.I shall not see on earth a place more dear, though I have been detained long by Calypso,loveliest among goddesses, who held me in her smooth caves, to be her heart’s delight, as Circe of Aeaea, the enchantress,desired me, and detained me in her hall. But in my heart I never gave consent. Where shall a man find sweetness to surpass his own home and his parents? In far lands he shall not, though he find a house of gold They valued family.
ead the excerpt from The Odyssey.’Cyclops, try some wine.Here’s liquor to wash down your scraps of men. Taste it, and see the kind of drink we carriedunder our planks. I meant it for an offeringif you would help us home. But you are mad,unbearable, a bloody monster! After this,will any other traveler come to see you?’What best describes why Odysseus gave his wine to the Cyclops? He wants to trick the Cyclops by getting him drunk and weakening him.
Which excerpt from Part 1 of The Odyssey is cited properly in MLA style? “This was an army, trained to fight on horseback /or, where the ground required, on foot” (Homer 55-56).
Which key details should be included in a paraphrase of this passage? Check all that apply. The storm was a direct result of Zeus’s fury at the men.For two days and nights, Zeus created a storm at sea.Odysseus and his men feared greatly for their lives.
Which excerpt from The Odyssey best shows Odysseus demonstrating the epic hero traits of strength and leadership? We saw death in that fury, dropped the yards, unshipped the oars, and pulled for the nearest lee: then two long days and nights we lay offshore worn out and sick at heart, tasting our grief, until a third Dawn came with ringlets shining.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.He saw the townlandsand learned the minds of many distant men,and weathered many bitter nights and daysin his deep heart at sea, while he fought onlyto save his life, to bring his shipmates home. But not by will nor valor could he save them,for their own recklessness destroyed them all—children and fools, they killed and feasted onthe cattle of Lord Helios, the Sun,and he who moves all day through heaven took from their eyes the dawn of their return.Of these adventures, Muse, daughter of Zeus,tell us in our time, lift the great song again.This excerpt best highlights the epic poetry elements of an epic hero who fights bravely, an invocation to a muse, and a difficult journey with trials.
Few words I shouted in reply to him:’If I could take your life I would and take your time away, and hurl you down to hell!The god of earthquake could not heal you there!’At this he stretched his hands out in his darkness toward the sky of stars, and prayed to Poseidon:’O hear me, lord, blue girdler of the islands, if I am thine indeed, and thou art father: grant that Odysseus, raider of cities, never see his home: Laertes’ son, I mean, who kept his hail on Ithaca.Based on his response to the Cyclops, what can be inferred about Odysseus? He has put himself and his men in even more danger.
Then we unloaded all the Cyclops’ flockto make division, share and share alike,only my fighters voted that my ram,the prize of all, should go to me. I slew himby the sea side and burnt his long thighbones to Zeus beyond the stormcloud, Cronus’ son,who rules the world. But Zeus disdained my offering;destruction for my ships he had in storeand death for those who sailed them, my companions. Odysseus is religious and he believes in the power of the gods.
Which in-text citation is formatted correctly in MLA style? Homer writes that the men’s oars “sent the white foam scuddling by” (38).
Which in-text citation is formatted correctly in MLA style? Homer writes that Odysseus and his men “were left to groan and wait for morning” (218).
Which excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey best supports the conclusion that Odysseus’s fate is doomed? But Zeus disdained my offering;destruction for my ships he had in store

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