Test tomorrow! Here’s the study guide we’ll be doing in class today…

  1. When does Odysseus take revenge on someone? Think of multiple times.
  1. When does temptation come up? Who handles it well…poorly?
  1. What are the characteristics of an epic poem?
  1. What are the characteristics of an epic hero? Don’t forget the negative ones too.
  1. Reread the section about The Land of the Dead…what does the blind prophet predict for him?
  1. Rewrite the Cyclops’ curse…what is he actually hoping for?
  1. What is an epithet? Find two in the story.
  1. Know the difference between a simile, metaphor, and personification!

 

  1. Know the names of the significant characters including Part II.
  1. Be able to explain allusions similar to how we did our paragraphs on them.
  1. The thunderbolts of Zeus…when do they come?
  1. What all goes on in Hades during the visit?
  1. Which characters serve as antagonists?
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