Test Date. : 11/7/13 (Thursday). MYTHOLOGY/ODYSSEY. Themes. Lit. Terms. Odyssey Plot. Epic Poetry. Mythology. 50. 40. 30. 20. 10. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. 10. 20. 30. 40. 50. 10. 20. 30. ID: 662201
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Mythology/Odyssey Test Review
Test Date: 11/7/13 (Thursday)Slide2
Name this Greek god.
Symbol: thunderbolt Animal: eagle 10 pointsSlide4
Name this Greek god.
Polyphemus’ father. 20 pointsSlide5
Name this Greek goddess.
Zeus’ favorite daughter.Odysseus’ divine helper. 30 pointsSlide6
Name the three Greek goddess involved in the story of the Golden Apple.
Name the Greek god who gave Odysseus the bag of wind in Aeolia.
Who was the blind bard and what two epics did he write?
How were epic poems like
The Odyssey delivered?Written in books.Performed orally at feasts by a bard or minstrel.Performed on stage with a full cast and set. 20 pointsSlide10
What is the name of the bard’s preparation prayer that begins both of Homer’s epics,
The Iliad and The Odyssey? 30 pointsSlide11
What is the name of the plot structure in which the narrative begins in the middle?
What two purposes or uses did epic poetry serve for the ancient Greeks?
What are the names of Odysseus’ wife and son?
Who’s divine cattle does Odysseus’ crew eat?
Why does Athena disguise Odysseus as a beggar before he enters his home?
Name Odysseus’ faithful maid that recognizes the scar on his leg.
List three of Odysseus’ strategies or plans.
What literary term is the following excerpt an example of?
Odysseus let the bright molten tears run down his cheeks, weeping the way a wife mourns for her lordon the lost field where he has gone down fightingthe day of wrath that came upon his children.
At the sight of the man panting and dying there,
she slips down to enfold him, crying out;
then feels the spears, prodding her back and shoulders,
and goes bound into slavery and grief.
Piteous weeping wears away her cheeks:
but no more piteous than Odysseus' tears. . . . “ (VIII.544-54).
How does the tone change from
Part One: The Wanderings to Part Two: The Homecoming? 20 PointsSlide20
Odysseus boasting his name to Polyphemus is an example of which type of characterization: direct or indirect?
List three types of literary devices crucial to helping listeners engage with
The Odyssey. 40 pointsSlide22
Name one sound device common in epic poetry used in the following example:
So with our brand we bored that great eye socket while blood ran out around the red hot bar. Eyelid and lash were seared; the pierced ball hissed broiling, and the roots popped.
What is another name for the Hero’s Journey and what man coined the term?
What two themes derive from the Greek words for hospitality and the return home?
List three examples of disrespecting the Gods and explain the consequences.
List two examples each
:The laws of hospitality being honored abused 40 pointsSlide27
Three Part Question:List three antagonists. Explain what they do to block or go against the protagonist.What theme(s) does each shed light on? 50 pointsSlide28
Explain the significance of the theme of hospitality in The Odyssey.Cite one example from the novel where hospitality was extended, and one example where hospitality was withheld, as well as the consequences of that action.
5 points to test
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