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Question 1
What is the purpose of the Muse in Homer's poem? Check all that apply.
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Question 2
Choose the answer below that is the best response to the following statement: Homer is a poet obsessed with grandeur, so much so that he neglects small details in favor of the big picture.
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Question 3
What is the subject matter of the opening of book one of the Odyssey?
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Question 4
Choose the answer that best fills the blank: Telemachus blames _______ for his current situation.
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Question 5
In the second lecture of this week, we spoke of an idea we called "double determination." Check all statements below that express the core idea.
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Question 6
Who is Telemachus' primary mentor?
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Question 7
In the Odyssey books one through four which of the following things happen? Check all that apply.
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Question 8
What is the proper emotional reaction of a hero to an injustice?
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Question 9
In what way do characters in the Odyssey hold up Orestes as a model for Telemachus?
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Question 10
What happens when Telemachus meets Helen? Check all that apply.
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Question 11
What is the first action we see Odysseus accomplish, after he is told he is free to leave Calypso's island?
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Question 12
What does Odysseus focus on in his address to Nausicaa?
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Question 13
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the land of the Phaeacians?
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Question 14
What happens when Odysseus arrives at Alcinous' palace, the description of which is a good example of ring composition?
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Question 15
Which of the following is NOT a standard feature of xenia?
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Question 16
Malinowski argued that, in order to understand myths, one needs to understand their function in the society that tells them. Which of the following best completes this definition?
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Question 17
Why does Odysseus initially enter the athletic games among the Phaeacians?
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Question 18
Which of the following is NOT one of the stories sung by Demodocus?
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Question 19
What pieces of information does Alcinous ask for from Odysseus at the close of book 8?
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Question 20
Which of the following is a part of the allegorical interpretation of Heraclitus on the love of Ares and Aphrodite?
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