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  • 1. Twenty Years Gone
  • 2. Exposition <ul><li>Setting: Odysseus arrives in Ithaca, the home he had long toiled to reached. </li></ul><ul><li>Cause of conflict: Odysseus has been told by Athena that suitors are courting his wife. So he seeks out his son and together they plot to defeat the suitors </li></ul>
  • 3. Characters <ul><li>Odysseus: A strong and courageous warrior, renowned for his cunning </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ If the make fun of me in my own courtyard, let your ribs cage up your springing heart, no matter what I suffer, no matter if the pull me by the heels or practice shots at me, to drive me out” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Telemachus: Odysseus’s son </li></ul><ul><li>Athena: Goddess who assists Odysseus and Telemachus </li></ul><ul><li>Eumaems: The loyal shepherd </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>1. When Odysseus sets foot on Ithaca he has already been informed by Athena that suitors have arisen to take over his wife and kingdom. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Athena transforms him into a beggar so that he may remain unnoticed on the island. </li></ul><ul><li>Then he searches out his son, Telemachus, and Athena transforms him into a younger man. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Telemachus is amazed and at first thinks Odysseus is a God, but then he explains that he is his father </li></ul><ul><li>4. They embrace each other and Odysseus begins to formulate a plot to eliminate the suitors. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Telemachus tells his father that there are far to many men for just the two of them to dispatch of but Odysseus’s plan is cunning </li></ul><ul><li>6. Odysseus tells his son to hide all of the weapons except for a few for them. And he tells him not to run to Odysseus’ aide if he is taunted or harassed. </li></ul>Plot
  • 5. Tone <ul><li>In this passage, Homer feels Odysseus is brave and cunning. </li></ul><ul><li>He feels Telemachus is intelligent and helpful. </li></ul><ul><li>And Homer feels that Athena is also helpful and wise. </li></ul>
  • 6. Literary Devices <ul><li>Epithet: “Odysseus, master of landways and seaways…” </li></ul><ul><li>Simile: …as keen and fluttering as those of a great taloned hawk…” </li></ul><ul><li>Personification: “Here where the fire’s hot breath came…” </li></ul>
  • 7. Conclusion/Theme <ul><li>Odysseus comes up with a plan to get rid of the suitors. </li></ul><ul><li>He tells Telemachus to hide all the weapons except for a few for them. </li></ul><ul><li>And he tells him when him not to run to Odysseus’ aide if he is taunted or harassed. </li></ul>
  • 8. CREDITS!!! <ul><li>Jennifer Farrell: Editor-in-Chief/Real O.G. </li></ul><ul><li>Marly Razzano: Slide design/bagel girl </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Levine: Slide content 1,3,5&6/make-up artist </li></ul><ul><li>Tracy Releigh: Slide content 2,4&7/wardrobe </li></ul><ul><li>ITS OVER!!! </li></ul>

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