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Odyssey Book 1: Reed, Bresnahan, Howard, Busanovich, Huynh

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Ethan Bresnahan

on 18 January 2011

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Transcript of Odyssey Book 1: Reed, Bresnahan, Howard, Busanovich, Huynh

The Telemaky Book 1 Characters Setting Literary Terms Passages Zeus,King of the gods
"Zeus, father of gods and men"(1.43-44) Odysseus, "man skilled in all ways of contending" (1.2) Telemakhos, "the prince Telemakhos...a boy daydreaming"(1.142-145 Kalypso,"Her ladyship Kalypso...a nymph, immortal and most beautiful who craved him for her own"(1.22-25) Poseidon,"raging cold and rough against the brave king"(1.31-33) Hermes,"observant cuorier"(1.57) Athena,"the grey-eyed goddess"(1.63) Polyphemos,"brawniest of the Kyklopes"(1.94) God of sea and earthquakes. He is the brother of Zeus and father of Polythemus. His symbols include the horse and trident.The trident is also his weapon. Ruler of The gods and God of the Sky. The brother of Poseidon. His weapons are lightning and thunder. The oak tree and eagle symbolize him. Magical nymph who lives on Ogygia, has kept Odysseus captive for seven years, but has put a spell on him to make him think he only stayed there one night Born from the head of Zeus and Goddess of war, wisdom, and weaving, Athena respects Odysseus. She and Poseidon hold a continuous grudge because of a contest Athena beat Poseidon in. Her symbols include the owl and olive tree Delivers messages for the gods and also the god of travelers, roads, orators, commerce, and thieves. His symbols include his staff, a tortoise, and a purse or pouch The son of Laërtes and Anticlea, he married Penelope and fathered Telemakhos. Ruler of Ithika; One of the best and craftiest warriors on the Greek side in the Trojan War and an excellent speaker. Son of Odysseus and Penelope. He is in charge of Ithika while his father is away, but many believe Odysseus to be dead. Many suitors wish to marry Penelope to take control of Ithika but Telemakhos is refusing their takeover. A cyclops and son of Poseidon. He becomes an opponent to Odysseus after Odysseus blinds him and kills his sheep. see google earth presentation
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