The Odyssey.

Read this student essay written about Greek mythology.1.The Greek god of sheep and shepherds was Pan. 2. Pan had the body of a man, with the horns, legs, and tail of a goat. 3. He played the pan flute, which he made of hollow reeds. 4. Pan became a popular character in art and literature over the years.Where should the quotation below be placed to further develop the paragraph?In fact, Pan was “one of the great inspirations behind the childhood classic, Peter Pan” (Graham 79). after sentence 4
Read this excerpt from The Odyssey.”Oh, Nan, they are a bad lot; they intendruin for all of us; but Antinous appears a blacker-hearted hound than any.Here is a poor man come, a wanderer,driven by want to beg his bread, and everyonein hall gave bits, to cram his bag—onlyAntinous threw a stool, and banged his shoulder!”Based on previous knowledge of Greek values, what prediction can best be made about Antinous’s future? Antinous’s friends will turn on him, and he will suffer for his actions.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Then we unloaded all the Cyclops’ flockto make division, share and share alike,only my fighters voted that my ram,the prize of all, should go to me. I slew himby the sea side and burnt his long thighbones to Zeus beyond the stormcloud, Cronus’ son,who rules the world. But Zeus disdained my offering;destruction for my ships he had in storeand death for those who sailed them, my companions.What can be inferred about Odysseus? Odysseus is religious and he believes in the power of the gods.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.’Cyclops, try some wine.Here’s liquor to wash down your scraps of men. Taste it, and see the kind of drink we carriedunder our planks. I meant it for an offeringif you would help us home. But you are mad,unbearable, a bloody monster! After this,will any other traveler come to see you?’What best describes why Odysseus gave his wine to the Cyclops? He wants to trick the Cyclops by getting him drunk and weakening him.
Which are examples of symbols? Choose all that apply. an Olympic torchan American flaga white dove
Mr. Whitten’s class is editing essays to include a more formal writing tone.Which should be eliminated to create formal tone? Check all that apply. abbreviationscontractionsslang languageopinion statements
A literary symbol is an object that takes one or more …… meanings beyond its literal meaning. Figurative
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.”Count up the suitors for me, let me knowwhat men at arms are there, how many men.I must put all my mind to it, to seeif we two by ourselves can take them onor if we should look round for help.”Based on this excerpt, what is the best prediction about what will happen next in the story? Odysseus will battle the suitors with Telemachus.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Said Odysseus:”Run then, while I hold them off with arrowsas long as the arrows last. When all are goneif I’m alone they can dislodge me.”Based upon this excerpt, which trait has Odysseus learned as part of his transformation to lead confidently in times of distress
One theme found throughout The Odyssey is that good leaders take responsibility for those in their charge. Which lines from the text best support this theme? “I drove them, all three wailing, to the ships, tied them down under their rowing benches, and called the rest: All hands aboard; come, clear the beach and no one tastethe Lotus, or you lose your hope of home.”
Grant receives the writing prompt below.Write an informative essay about the Greek hero, Jason. Summarize his unhappy youth and explain how he overcame obstacles to become great.Grant’s first research question is “What happened in Jason’s early life?” What should his second research question be, and what would be the most credible source for research? Grant should ask, “How did Jason defeat his challenges and gain success?” using a book about Greek mythology for research.
What should be written in a formal style? work documents
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Few words I shouted in reply to him:’If I could take your life I would and take your time away, and hurl you down to hell!The god of earthquake could not heal you there!’At this he stretched his hands out in his darkness toward the sky of stars, and prayed to Poseidon:’O hear me, lord, blue girdler of the islands, if I am thine indeed, and thou art father: grant that Odysseus, raider of cities, never see his home: Laertes’ son, I mean, who kept his hail on Ithaca.Based on his response to the Cyclops, what can be inferred about Odysseus? He has put himself and his men in even more danger.
Read the excerpt from The Odyssey.Their secret! as she heard it told, her knees grew tremulous and weak, her heart failed her. With eyes brimming tears she ran to him,throwing her arms around his neck, and kissed himWhich theme do these lines support? Love and family make a homecoming worthwhile.
The event from The Odyssey that best supports the theme that acting prideful can lead to unwanted consequences is Odysseus boasting of blinding Cyclops and Cyclops seeking revenge.

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