The Odyssey: Writing a Character Analysis, Part 3

Read the paragraph.Trey repeated the scales. His manipulation of the keys was becoming less of a struggle, and the tuba was making sounds that were almost musical. The low notes still gave him pause, though, so he attempted them again. After countless repetitions, his room boomed with the tuba’s brassy blare. He held the last note until he was out of breath, and as he exhaled, he heard his mother say from downstairs, “That one sounded good!” Based on the evidence provided, readers can conclude that Trey is determined.
Read the excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey by Homer.We would entreat you, great Sir, have a carefor the gods’ courtesy; Zeus will avenge the unoffending guest.’He answered thisfrom his brute chest, unmoved’You are a ninny,or else you come from the other end of nowhere,telling me, mind the gods! We Cyclopes care not a whistle for your thundering Zeusor all the gods in bliss; we have more force by far. by revealing his ignorant assumptions
Read the excerpt from Part 1 of The Odyssey by Homer.They fell in, soon enough, with Lotus-Eaters,who showed no will to do us harm, onlyoffering the sweet Lotus to our friends—but those who ate this honeyed plant, the Lotus,never cared to report, nor to return: they longed to stay forever, browsing onthat native bloom, forgetful of their homeland.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.Which line from the excerpt supports the conclusion that Odysseus cares for his men? I drove them, all three wailing, to the ships,
Which excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey is cited properly in MLA style? “Last of them all my ram, the leader, came, / weighted by wool and me with my meditations” (Homer 376-377).
Which in-text citation is formatted correctly in MLA style? The Cyclops insists that they “care not a whistle for your thundering Zeus” (Homer 186).
Read the paragraph.When Allison saw the advertisement for a free basketball clinic at the community center, she knew she would attend. Tryouts for her school team were still a month away, and her jump shot needed work if she wanted to be selected this year. Hours of work with her brother had improved her technique, and her layups were consistent. She could hold her own in neighborhood games of three-on-three, but her outside shots rarely made it through the hoop. Allison hoped that the instruction at the clinic would address this weakness. She marked her calendar for the event and headed out to the driveway. What can readers conclude about Allison? Check all that apply.She wants to play on her school’s basketball team. She is willing to practice to improve her skills.She has experience playing basketball with her friends.
Read the excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey by Homer.I would not heed them in my glorying spirit, but let my anger flare and yelled:’Cyclops, if ever mortal man inquirehow you were put to shame and blinded, tell him Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye: Laertes’ son, whose home’s on Ithaca!’ This excerpt best supports the conclusion that Odysseus is proud.
Read this paragraph.Biology 101 with Professor Ramirez is the most challenging course I have ever taken. Though every inspiring class session includes exhaustive note taking and time-consuming lab work, I enjoy the material. The entertaining lectures are instructive, and all the students remain engaged throughout the hour. Which words from the paragraph support the conclusion that Professor Ramirez is a demanding teacher? Check all that apply. time-consuming lab work exhaustive note taking challenging
Which excerpt from Part 3 of The Odyssey is cited properly in MLA style? “They scrambled to their places by the rowlocks /and all in line dipped oars in the gray sea” (Homer 6-7).

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