Flashcards in Odysses book IX, X, & XI Deck (68)
5 types of essay
'How did I get here" are what types of myths?
"Why do we have to die" are answered in _______ myths
"Who are we with" myths are answered in what type of myths?
Cosmos/ natural disaster myths answer the question?
Why do 'bad' things happen
"Why do things change" are answered in ___________
Who is a greek mythic hero?
Odyssey is organized into ___ books and about ______ verses
The poem "Odyssey" is about _______ trip to ______ after the ________. It says it lasted ____ years but historians believe it lasted ____
10 LONG years
Author of Iliad and Odyssey
These to poems, Iliad and Odyssey, are among the least read works in literature
Vocabulary and language suggest the poems were written around
Traditional meter in which each line consists of 6 rhythmic measures.
A long, narrative poem about the adventures of a hero is called an ______
In ancient times, pomes were ____ to audiences in live-performances
Choosing certain well-worn phrases to express a thought is called a _______
When Odysseus arrives at Troy, he arrives with ___ boats and ___ men
Place where Odysseus' men act like pirate and are raided, which ended up with 72 of men dying.
Land of he Lodus eaters, what happened?
Odysseus sent 3 men
His men are given lotus (shaped liked a fruit, flower) and it mkaes them forget their name
List characteristics about the Land of the Cyclops
Cyclops: lawless brutes ; lazy (don't build houses/ don't farm)
Primitive, uncivilized - no laws,isolated, don't build ships and use goats
Odysseus' final destination is?
In what book do we meet the Phaeaceans?
Ancient Greek concept of hospitality
Xenia host :
must provide food, shelter, and a gift
Couldn't ask for the guest's name
not to take advantage of their host's hospitality
gift to the host
When someone expresses excessive pride, they are said to be ______
An adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality/characteristic of a person
A call for help or inspiration by an authority or poet that usually occurs at or near the beginning of a literary work
invocation of the muse
A character who contrasts with another character in order to highlight particular qualities of the character