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					Name __________________________                                Date _________________________


                                     Odyssey Study Guide

Section 1: Calypso                                       4. Why does Odysseus say he must

                                                            leave?




                                                         5. What is Odysseus’ wife’s name?




                                                         6. Does Odysseus love Calypso?

                                                            How do you know?




   1. Who is Calypso?

                                                         7. Athena personally helped

   2. Who tells her that she has to let                     Odysseus all throughout The Iliad.

       Odysseus go?                                         Where do we see Athena providing

                                                            help to Odysseus in this section?


   3. Does Calypso agree to let him go?

       How does she feel about it?
                                                         8. Who do you think sent Hermes to

                                                            tell Calypso to let Odysseus go?


Think about it:

Odysseus was known for his wit and intelligence. How does he manage to turn down

Calypso’s offer for him to stay without offending her?
Name __________________________                           Date _________________________




Section 2: The Lotus Eaters


   1. What kind of people were the Lotus Eaters? Nice, aggressive, friendly, suspicious,

      what?




   2. What did they offer to Odysseus’ 3 men he sent to scour the island?




   3. What did this Lotus plant do to these 3 men?




   4. Why did Odysseus tie the 3 men down to his ship? What does that say about him

      as a leader and a friend?




   5. Why did Odysseus want to leave so quickly?
Name __________________________                                   Date _________________________


Section 3: Cyclops




Section 4: The Sirens/Scylla and Charybdis

Section 5: Cattle of the Sun God




                                    Odyssey Brochure Assignment



Odysseus was famous for his adventures he would have when he traveled. In fact, his travels became so
legendary that the term “odyssey” came to mean “a long journey.”
Name __________________________                                     Date _________________________


You are going to make a travel brochure for one of the places Odysseus traveled to.

You may choose from:

Calypso’s cave

The Cyclops’ cave

Lotus Island

Scylla and C

The Cattle of the Sun God




Directions:

Take a piece of paper, fold it into thirds…………..



Your brochure MUST have:

       A picture of the place
       At least 3 details from the book
       ONE QUOTE FROM THE BOOKKKKKKKKKK
       WHAT ELSEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

				
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