The Odyssey: Theme Development, Part 6

Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Now from his breast into his eyes the acheof longing mounted, and he wept at last,his dear wife, clear and faithful, in his arms,longed foras the sunwarmed earth is longed for by a swimmerspent in rough water where his ship went downunder Poseidon’s blows, gale winds and tons of sea.Few men can keep alive through a big surfto crawl, clotted with brine, on kindly beachesin joy, in joy, knowing the abyss behind:How does this excerpt from the end of the story show that Odysseus has changed in the course of his adventure? It’s NOT He is overly confident in his ability to conquer Poseidon.
Being reunited with Penelope is which part of Odysseus’s epic journey his return home
Which themes are found in The Odyssey? Check all that apply. Too much pride is dangerous.A great leader is responsible.Great journeys often lead back home.
A theme is the conveyed in the text massage
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Few men can keep alive through a big surfto crawl, clotted with brine, on kindly beachesin joy, in joy, knowing the abyss behind:and so she too rejoiced, her gaze upon her husband,her white arms round him pressed as though forever.From which part of Odysseus’s epic journey is this excerpt taken? his return home
One theme found throughout The Odyssey is that help often comes when least expected.Which lines from the text best support this theme? IT’S NOT The servants armed themselves, and all three took their stand beside the master of battle
Odysseus is an example of a dynamic character he changes in important ways over the course of his journey.
Fighting the suitors with his son Telemachus is which part of Odysseus’s epic journey? his supreme ordeal
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey about Odysseus and his son in battle.Telemachus swerved around him, leaving the long dark spear planted in Amphinomus. If he paused to yank it out someone might jump him from behind or cut him down witha swordat the moment he bent over. So he ran—ran from the tables to his father’s side and halted, panting, saying:”Father let me bring you a shield and spear,a pair of spears, a helmet.I can arm on the run myself; I’ll giveoutfits to Eumaeus and this cowherd.Better to have equipment.”How do Telemachus’s actions in battle compare to his father’s? IT’S NOT Both Telemachus and Odysseus are arrogant in battle.
Odysseus is called to adventure when he leaves home to join troj war
Being reunited with Penelope is which part of Odysseus’s epic journey his return home
Learning patience and humility is which part of Odysseus’s epic journey his transformation
Dynamic characters are those who in important ways over the course of a story change
Which events are part of the road of trials in Odysseus’s heroic quest? Check all that apply. fleeing the Lotus-Eatersfighting the Sirensfacing Charybdis and Scylla

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