English I Final
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English I Final
What is a Muse?
aneone of the 9 godddesses or daughters of Zeus, a spirit that is thought to inspire a poet, provides aid to Homer telling the story
Why did all of Odysseus's men die?
Ate Lord Helio's Cattle (god of sun)
Who asked Odysseus to tell his tale?
Who is Odysseus's father?
What two goddesses have detained Odysseus?
Circe and Calypso
What mistakes did Odysseus's men make on Ismarus?
there was no need for a battle, took women and $
What price do Odysseus's men make on Ismarus?
6 benches of men on every ship
After Odysseus and his men leave Ismarys, how many days does is take to get to the land of the Lotus Eaters?
9 days and get there on the 10th day
What is the forst impression they recieve from the Lotus Eaters?
What is the effect of eating the Lotus Plant?
brainwashing thought of home
What actions did Odysseus take after his men ate the lotus?
tied them to their benches
What are three characteristics of the Cyclops according to the passage?
stupid, uncivilized, savages, violent
What animals were outsides the Cyclop's cave?
sheep and goats
How many men did Odysseus take with him to explore the Cyclop's cave?
What precious thing did Odysseus take with him when he went to inspect the Cyclop's cave?
wine, Maron gave Odysseus the wine
Why didn'y Odysseus leave the Cyclop's cave when his men first urged him to?
He wanted to see what the Cyclops would offer him
What does Odysseus ask of the Cyclops?
What is the Cyclops's reply to Odysseus's request?
He doesn't care about rules
What does Odysseus tell the Cclops happend to their ship?
It has crashed and sunk because of his father Poseidon
Why doesn't Odysseus try to kill the Cyclops when he begins eating the men?
There is a huge bolder in the way of the door
What was the weaopn that Odysseus fashioned to hurt the Cyclops?
a stake made out of an olive tree
What does Odysseus give the cyclops to drink?
What does Odysseus tell teh Cyclops his name is?
What is the Cyclop's name?
Who does the Cyclops cry out to help him?
his father Poseidon
Who is the Cyclops's father?
Explain how Odysseus and his men escaped after they blinded the Cyclops.
They escape by tieing three sheep together and hiding under the center one
What risky thing does Odysseus do after theye scape the Cyclops and they are at sea?
He tells Polyphemus his name
What does the Cyclops ask of his father?
1. To make his journey long 2. To make his journey difficult 3. Men will die 4. difficulties when home
Where does Odysseus go after he visits Hades?
Aeaea, Circe's island
Who are the Sirens?
creatures who sing to lure men
How do Odysseus and his men avoid destruction when facing the Sirens?
Odysseus ties himself to the mast and the crew stuff their ears with wax
What is Scylla?
man eating, 6 headed monster
What is Charybdis?
Where di Scylla hide?
in a cave on a narrow strait
What effect did Scylla have on Odysseus's crew?
loses 6 men
In what way does Eurylochus defy Odysseus's crew?
he tells the men to die hungry by eating Lord Helio's cattle
What does Helios say to Zeus?
Odysseus's men need to be punished or he will go to the land of the dead and not shine over the mortal world
What happends to Odysseus's companions ?
they are killed by Zeus's thunder bolt
How does Odysseus once again escape Charybdia and Scylla?
Zeus averts Scylla's eyes and he jumps on an olive tree while his "raft" gets spit up by Charybdis.
Where does Odysseus end up?
Ogygia, home of Calipso, stayed there for 7 years
How long has Odysseus been away from Ithaca?
What does Athena do to Odysseus?
turns him into a beggar
What has been goinbg on in Ithaca while Odysseus has been gone?
suitors have come trying to court Penelope
Who are Eumaeus and Telemachus?
Eumaeus- faithful servent
Who is Argus? What has happend to him?
Argus- Odysseus's dog
He has been mistreated and he died
Who are the suitors? Who is the leader?
men of young prime, trying to marry Penelope, Antinous
Why does Penelope want to talk to the beggar?
he might know somehting about Odysseus
How has Penelope avoided marriage to one of the suitors?
She made a barriel shard and unraveled it at night
What is the challenge Penelope poses to the suitors?
To string Odysses's ow and shoot through 12 ax heads
Who was able to string the bow?
Who was the first to die?
What was the responce of the suitors?
They tried to blame Antinous and bribe Odysseus
Who does Odysseus spare from the slaughter?
What happends to the disloyal serving women?
Why is Penelope so reluctant to believe it's Odysseus?
Athena has made him look young
What is the test Penelope gives Odysseus?
To see what he will say when she asks the servent to move the bed (its planted into the ground, its an oilve tree)
a brief fictional work and is basically about one charater and his conflict
the time and place of a story
Point of View
the author's choice of narrator
a character in the story who can only revel only his or her feelings and thoughts
3rd person objective
The narator can only relate what he sees, hears, feels, touches, and smells. It is like looking through a window in the scene
3rd perosn Omniscient
the narrator knows everything about the characters and can enter their minds and know their thoughts and feelings
what the story is about
setting and incident
the story events after the exposition that build suspence or intrest
high point of suspence or intrest, the point at which the plot changes direction
the inraveling of events after the climax
the state of events at the end of the story
the method the author uses to develop the personality of the persons on the story
author reveals characters through their actions, speech, thought, or the reactions of other characters
describing or explaining actions of the character
struggle between opposing forces in a story that makes the plot intresting and suspenseful
What are the four types of conflict?
1. MAN VS. HIMSELF
2.MAN VS. NATURE
3.MAN VS. SOCIETY
4. MAN VS. FATE
the character about whom the story centers- CAN BE GOOD OR EVIL
The character of force opposing the protagonist and creating conflict in the plot
The atmosphere created by the author through the setting, imagrey, imagery, details, and descriptions (sad, scary, funny ect. )
The use of clues int he story to suggest the story's outcome
Drawing conclusion or making assumption based in limit information
Anything that stands for itself and at the same time represetns an abstract quality
Generalized ideas about characters and situations labeling people as a group rather than seeing their individuality
a contrast between what appears to be and what really is
words are used to suggest the opposite of what is meant
something happens in the story that contradicts the expectations of a character of the reader
when the sudience knows something that a certian character doesn't know
a lesson or moral learned that may be applied to everyday life