Transcript of the odyssey close reading book assignment fate vs freewill conclusion the odyssey is an epic poem written by the famous poet, homer, in the ancient greek times it explains the story of odysseus and his travels back home to ithaca. The odyssey book 8 alcinous wakes at dawn and calls the assembly of old men athena rouses them to get up and go to the assembly she makes odysseus look more lordly and everyone is impressed when he arrives. The odyssey, discussion questions, books 9, 10 english 10, ms kanaday book 9 1 note exactly how odysseus identifies himself, and how and where he begins his story (compare it to menelaus' account of their departure from pay close attention to the description of her house and circe herself. Odysseus and polyphemus in the odyssey schein, seth l greek, roman and byzantine studies summer 1970 and of his own close reading of the text appropriate to odysseus.
Enduring understandings practice close reading and vocabulary strategies they can use with challenging and unfamiliar text odysseus ws merwin odyssey: 20 years later peter ulisse penelope dorothy parker. In the collected poems of w s merwin, he is a poet of paradoxes in a 60-year career, he has made astonishing poetry of the separation from nature one experiences even in its midst. As you read the cyclops, see how odysseus uses his special the cyclops from the odyssey by homer literary skills understand characteristics of epic poetry to close the cave two dozen four-wheeled wagons. Amazoncom: homeric moments: clues to delight in reading the odyssey and the epics as she focuses on the crucial scenes, or moments, that mark the high points of the narratives: penelope and odysseus, faithful wife brann instead focuses on a close reading of homer's. Some important themes in the odyssey include revenge, respect for the gods a film adaptation of the odyssey contains a scene with a struggling odysseus caught in a storm after leaving calypso's island on the brink of death, odysseus yells.
The man in the black suit close reading in passage number one close reading of merwin's odysseus offer a close comparative reading a close friend by jim white close reading: slaughterhouse your testimonials haven't found the essay you want. Getting to the core english language arts grade 9 unit of study introduction to mythology background reading and video with text- lesson 1: powerpoint on patterns close reading of how the crocodile got its skin lesson 1: close reading of arachne the spinner pre-assessment. The adventures of odysseus has 193 ratings and 34 reviews a close reading of the original i really enjoy reading about odysseus and i loved homer so i think this book is perfect for kids to be introduced to the epic tale.
The odyssey by homer study guide questions when you get to the website listed on ms sparks webpage, you will need to answer the questions after you what happened to odysseus on the island of laestrygonians 5 who is circe 6 what happened to odysseus' men on the island of circle. The cyclops in the odyssey, ulysses, and asterios and enthusiastic approaches to close reading literature and graphic literature i am presents its protagonist as both polyphemus and odysseus while the protagonist of ulysses. Alyana read the following passage in a myth odysseus was alone, lost, and close to despair there was nothing on the horizon odysseus the great and experienced warrior, hero of battles, and slayer of terrible monsters could see nothing but small rolling waves. The odyssey reading guide read more about odysseus, what, does, they, when and their.
Defining defending odysseus charles rowan reading greek and playing soccer or cricket were the fundamentals of a nineteenth-century laertes, at the very close of the poem the narrator has just finished describing achilles' funeral, which is a logical decorative motif to conclude. Sample odyssey reading notes by elizabeth losh general introduction narration: difference between when homer is speaking and odysseus is speaking (example of p 99-101 vs p 118.
Odysseus' arrow hit him under the chin and punched up the feathers through his throat backward and down he went, letting the winecup fall from his shocked hand like pipes his nostrils jetted crimson runnels, a river of mortal red. Summary after identifying himself to the phaeacians at the feast, odysseus tells the story of his wanderings following the victory at troy, he and his men sail. Before beginning your reading of the odyssey everyone knows that the odyssey is concerned with the adventures of the greek hero odysseus (known in latin as ulysses) in his return home after taking part in the trojan war. Struggling with homer's the odyssey check out our thorough summary and analysis of this literary masterpiece. Close reading of merwin's odysseus the subject in ws merwin's poem odysseus feels comfortable only at sea, and, because such a notion is atypical, he cannot articulate or understand where his true home actually is oat peace at sea: patience / he has.