Why does Odysseus leave the men?
There is storm and shipwreck. He ends up on an island.
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Odysseus' men plunder Ismarus, taking women, wine, and other booty. They spare Maron, the priest of Apollo, and treat him respectfully.
After Odysseus' men slaughter the cattle of Helios, Zeus smashes their ship with lightning, drowning all of Odysseus' men.
What was the character flaw that Odysseus showed as his men triedto leave the island Odysseus became over confident. His arrogancewas the flaw that ultimately led to his losing everything.
The character that Odysseus shows while leaving the Cyclops' island was arrogance. He boast abouts name and his form of nobility to try and make Polyphemus scared.. The character that Odysseus shows while leaving the Cyclops' island was arrogance. He boast abouts name and his form of nobility to tr…y and make Polyphemus scared. ( Full Answer )
because he is a great warrior and had to go fight in the Trojan war.
He gave them some hospitality for a month and then provided a westwind to carry them home. The problem was that he gave him a bag ofthe 4 winds. His crew thought it was treasure and opened it. Thatblew them back. Aeolus was the keeper of the winds and he bottled up a bag of windsfor Odysseus so he c…ould reach Ithaca, his home, faster. Ulysses asked Aeolus to get him and his men home quickly andsafely. ( Full Answer )
they ate the cattle that they weren't suppose to. Odysseus was asleep and he blamed what his men did on the gods. When lord Helios found out he got Zeus to kill all of Odysseus' men I'm from florence sc, GO GAMECOCKS!!!!
\nWhen Odysseus left for Troy he was newly wed to Penelope and was in his mid 20's.
In the Odyssey we learn about the epic adventures of the HeroOdyssey and his men when navigating through the seas. In histravels he once arrived to the island that was ruled by the GoddessCirce, his men were enchanted by her and turned into swine's, buthim got her love and favors. He stayed with her… for one year. Afterhe has to leave to go back to his homeland, he does what she can tohelp him in his journey. ( Full Answer )
At first, Polyphemus sees Odysseus and his men as harmless delicacies. However, after he is blinded, he is enraged at Odysseus and his men, enough to curse them in the name of his father.
They eat some of the cheeses that Polyphemus keeps in his cave. When they escape, they also take his sheep . sheep?
The sirens, Charybdis, and the island of the sun. He did not, however, warn them about Scylla.
This depends on which men you are talking about. Most of the men Odysseus kills, he kills in war against the Trojans. Odysseus kills many fellow Ithacans for wooing his wife Penelope. There are also many men that Odysseus 'sacrifices', such as the 6 men he loses to Scylla.
The men who eat the lotus become very content and forget about returning home. They have to be dragged back to the ship by Odysseus so that they will not stay on the island forever, only desiring to eat lotus.
Odysseus wishes to return home to see his wife Penelope and his child Telemachus, whom he has not seen for 20 years.
Odysseus left Calypso's island when Athena told Zeus(her father) that he had been left there and was longing to his return to Ithaca and to see his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. So Zeus sent Hermes to tell Calypso to let him go after ten years of being on the island. When she realizes that s…he can't defy the Gods, she tells Odysseus to make a large raft and sail to Ithaca. At first he doesn't believe her to have good intentions for him until she swears upon the river Styx that she will aid him in setting sail. ( Full Answer )
Odysseus became surrounded by more and more ghosts who had appalling cries and was afraid that Persephone might send up the head of the Gorgon (which turns men to stone.)
Odysseus dodn't necessarily "leave" Penelope. He was advised by Athena to fight for Ithaca in the battle against Troy. Odysseus was reluctant to do so, for his wife had just given birth to a baby boy, Telemacus. He told Penelope that if he had not returned by the time that Telemacus had a beard, he …was dead and that she would have to remarry to keep the kingdom. ( Full Answer )
Odysseus' crew men ask Odysseus to leave Circe's island after a year on her island.
They wish to return home to Ithaca, and return to their family and friends. They make their request known after a year on the island.
In the Odyssey, he did not go into the Underworld but merely summoned ghosts of the dead to speak to him.
"But the Cyclops there, still groaning, racked with agony , groped around for the huge slab, and heaving it from the doorway, down he sat in the caves mouth, his arms spread wide, hoping to catch a comrade stealing out with sheep-- such a blithering fool he took me for." Robert Fagle's: The Odyssey… page 224 between section 460 and 470 ( Full Answer )
Because he is a living person and only the dead must stay in the Underworld. Also, he does not go into the Underworld, but speaks to it's ghosts.
She realizes that she can't make him happy. She thinks that she's pretty, she promised him immortality, and she provides him with food, shelter, and care. But he is not satisfied because he misses Penelope too much.
Calypso and Odysseus become lovers. Calypso offers Odysseus immortality and eternal youth if he would stay with her. Calypso does not aid Odysseus' escape until told to do so, so he seemed trapped on her island without a ship.
Because he has too much hubris and is way too curious about everything which gets him in trouble all the time.
They felt mostly three things: admiration and untrustworthy of him they admired him very much, but they never listened to him, hence their death
Odysseus and his men willingly go to Polyphemus' cave, sacrifice and eat some of the cyclops' cheese, and wait for Polyphemus to return. When Polyphemus returns, he rolls a large boulder in front of the exit to the cave, trapping the men.
After sacking Ismarus, Odysseus tells the men to return to the ship with their booty, but they do not comply. On the island of the Lotus Eaters, Odysseus commands 3 men to go back to the ship, but they will not comply and have to be dragged back. After visiting Aeolus, keeper of the winds, his… men, thinking there is treasure in the sack Aeolus gave to Odysseus, open it, unloosing the winds. After rowing hard passing Scylla and Charybdis, Odysseus orders his men to row on, but they refuse, forcing the ship to port at Thrinacia. When they had arrived on the island of Thrinacia, home of Lord Helios' immortal cattle, Odysseus made them promise to not do anything to the herd. At first they were able to keep that promise, but soon, because there was no wind, they were stranded on the island with no food and only the cattle to stare at. So of course, they betrayed Odysseus and attacked the cattle instead of listening to him. It ended up with the God Zeus punishing them with only Odysseus surviving. ( Full Answer )
Eurylochus tells Odysseus what has happened to the other 22 men. He did not eat the food as he suspected danger, so he was able to avoid the spell and run back to safety.
Odysseus is forced to put his men in danger in many situations, but specifically does so when they have to pass by Scylla, the sea monster.
Zeus leaves Odysseus alive because Odysseus has been fated to return home. Even the mightiest Gods do not dare go against the Fates.
Odysseus sacrifices a life of comfort and serenity with Calypso. Further he gives up the opportunity for immortal life and eternal youth.
The problem with Odysseus's men is that they admire him, but they don't listen to him.
He bloccks the entrance to the cave with a large rock. Don't forget he snacked on the men and said he'd eat Odysseus last because he gave him the wine....
1) His men tell Oysseus to leave the Cyclop's cave before he comes back. 2) After they escape, Oysseus can't help but to yell back at Polyphemus. His men tell him to stop but, he continues.
The wild animals around Circe's house were all tamed and docile. When the men first saw her, she was singing beautifully while weaving a web of fine, beautiful and radiant color. Circe came when the men called her, and she offered them food and drink.
Odysseus left kingdom of Ithaca, his wife Penelope, and his son Telemachus to honour his agreement to fight with the Greeks should they ask for his assistance. They were going to Troy to make war.
the cyclops lays with his hands out feeling everything that walks by, and there is a huge rock as the door so that the men cant move it
he stabs the cyclops in the eye and then ties himself under the cyclopses sheep and they smuggle themselves out
They fell under circies spell, Odysseus was able to resist, because of moly that was given to him by Hermes.
He said his name was Nobody then he gave rum to the cyclops so he went to sleep then he sharpened a spear, heated it in the fire and stabbed the cyclops in the eye with it then he tied himself and his men underneath the sheep and sailed off and the cyclops yelled "Nobody has blinded me!" so the othe…r cyclopses (cyclopi?) didn't think he ment someone had blinded him. ( Full Answer )
Athena told her father Zeus that Odysseus wanted to go home to see his wife and son so Zeus told Hermes to go and tell Calypso to let Odysseus leave her island. She agreed and told Odysseus to make a boat and she gave him food and wine for his journey
They Discover There Are Some Cyclops In The Cave Then He Said His Name Was Noman He Poked The Cyclops eye Wiff A Hot Stick & Now He blind & his Bros Asked Him Who Hurt him & He Said Noman So They Think The Gods Are Punishing Him I Kno This Cuz I Read Bout This In Ms.Suttons Class 1Period Well It Was… In A Test:D ( Full Answer )
Wax. To stop up their ears so that they could not hear the song of the sirens.
Odysseus orders his men to tie him to the mast of the ship so he can hear the song if the sirens, and to not cut him loose whatever he say. He then orders the men to pit wax in their ears sobthey can't hear the sirens taunting them to their death
In the second book the men wanted to steal food from the cyclops and leave but odysseus wanted to see the cyclops. (bad choice)
He doesn't, he sends them to scout the island and then drags them back to the ship when they eat the fruit.
When Odysseus gave orders for the men to leave the cicone island all men listened and left promptly True or False?
False. On the island of the Lotus Eaters, Odysseus commands 3 men to go back to the ship, but they will not comply and have to be dragged back.
They treat him like a god they do what ever he asks them to do and always listen to him because he is their leader and he is more intelligent