The Odyssey: Writing a Character Analysis, Part 3

What excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey best establishes Odysseus’s weakness? I wished to see the caveman, what he had to offer—
Which MLA citations are properly cited? Check all that apply. Odysseus’s men “went to sleep above the wash of ripples” (Homer 503).Homer writes that the men “went to sleep above the wash of ripples” (503).
Read the excerpt from Part 1 of The Odyssey by Homer.My home is on the peaked sea-mark of Ithacaunder Mount Neion’s wind-blown robe of leaves, in sight of other islands—Dulichium, Same, wooded Zacynthus—Ithacabeing most lofty in that coastal sea,and northwest, while the rest lie east and south. A rocky isle, but good for a boy’s training;I shall not see on earth a place more dear, though I have been detained long by CalypsoBased on the evidence provided, readers can conclude that Odysseus misses his native land.
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,
Read the excerpt from Part 3 of The Odyssey by let me tell [Circe’s] forecast: then we diewith our eyes open, if we are going to die,or know what death we baffle if we can. Sirens weaving a haunting song over the seawe are to shun, she said, and their green shoreall sweet with clover; yet she urged that Ialone should listen to their song. Thereforeyou are to tie me up, tight as a splint, erect along the mast, lashed to the mast,and if I shout and beg to be untied,take more turns of the rope to muffle me.’What conclusion about Odysseus (the speaker) is best supported by the excerpt? He trusts Circe’s advice.
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.
Which excerpt from Part 2 of The Odyssey best support the conclusion that Odysseus is clever? ‘My name is Nohbdy: mother, father, and friends,everyone calls me Nohbdy.’
Read the paragraph.Rina hustled through the classroom door, found her assigned seat, and sat down. After a few greetings to her friends, she unzipped her bulging binder and began to sort through its pages. She unearthed dog-eared worksheets, highlighted notes, and dated projects; alas, last night’s homework was not in the World History section where she had hoped it would be. As the bell rang, Rina’s fruitless search continued.Based on the evidence provided, readers can conclude that Rina is disorganized.
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.How does this excerpt prove that Odysseus causes his crew’s demise? by revealing his ignorant assumptions
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. challengingexhaustive note takingtime-consuming lab work

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