Odyssey Book 6

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Odysseus Book 6 Respectful and Noble
covers self with olive branch and considers supplication position. Keeps distance so does not offend the lady
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Complimentary - praises her beauty, tells her his situation, and effectively begs for her aid.
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gentlemanly - begs to bathe alone—he doesn't want to offend the young girls by letting them see him naked.
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Handsome (emphasised by Athen)
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Nausicaa Book 6 Helpful/Concerned about reputation
gives Odysseus directions to palace as doesn't want to be seen together - rumours + gossip
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Nausicaa Book 6 Admires Odysseus and wants to marry him
Nausicaa gazes at Odysseus in admiration. "I wish I could have a man like him for my husband"
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Nausicaa Book 6 Lazy but wants to make good impression.
Athene wakes her from a deep sleep and calls her lazy. Offers to wash her father and brothers' clothes
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Nausicaa Book 6 Scheming
Plan best way for Odysseus to get help - to approach her mother
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Nausicaa Book 6 Marriage Material. Good Looking
All the men in Phaeacia want to marry her. Looks like Artemis and her beauty makes her stand out from her maids
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Nausicaa Book 6 Wants to be a good hostess
Carries out guest friendship sequence-greeting,bathing and preparing food.
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Nausicaa Book 6 Courageous
( as aided by Athene) stands firm and does not run at the sight of Odysseus, like her maids
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Athene Book 6 Endows favourites with looks
'Athene, daughter of Zeus, made his seem taller and sturdier, and caused the bushy locks to hang from his head thick as petals'
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Athene Book 6 Fearful of Poseidon
respects hierarchy of the gods (6. 328-31)
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Athene Book 6 Sends messages to sleeping people
Appears as Dymas ( a friend) to a sleeping Nausicaa and inspires her to go to the river to wash clothes(+find O)
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Athene Book 6 Wakes Odysseus
"Arranged for Odysseus to wake up"
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Athene Book 6 Helps Nausicaa
"Athene put courage into her heart and took the fear from her limbs"
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Arete Book 6 Influential
Odysseus is advised to approach her first "for if she has thoughts in her mind that are friendly to you, then there is hope that you can see your own people"
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Arete Book 6 Suspicious
Notices O is wearing her son's clothes
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Arete Book 6 Smart
Works out Nausicaa's involvement because of the clothes
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Odysseus Book 7 Reflects on earlier sadness
"she offered me immortality and eternal youth, but never for a moment did she win my heart"
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Odysseus Book 7 Truthful
Tells Alcinous about how well Nausicaa treated him
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Odysseus Book 7 Emotional
"heart filed with various emotions"
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Odysseus Book 7 Amazing
When he entered the banquet hall unexpectedly
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Alcinous Book 7 Devoted to his wife
"Alcinous made her his wife and gave her such honour as no other woman receives"
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Alcinous Book 7 Wealthy and civilised
"golden doors hung on posts of silver" "apple trees with glossy fruit, sweet figs and luxuriant olives"
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Alcinous Book 7 Helpful and usually hospitable
" we will safeguard him on the way from any further hardship" " it is...unlike your royal ways to let a stranger sit in the ashes"
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Alcinous Book 7 Wants to marry off daughter
"I wish a man like you...could have my daughter" "I would give you a house and riches"
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Alcinous Book 8 Empathetic
'felt and noticed his distress
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Alcinous Book 8 fun-loving
'but the things in which we take a perennial delight are the feast, the lyre, the dance, frequent changes of clothes, hot baths and our beds
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Alcinous Book 8 Generous
'let each one of us present him with a fresh cloak, a tunic and a talent of sterling gold'
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Arete Book 8 Generous
adds cloak and tunic to pile of gifts
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Arete Book 8 considerate
lets Odysseus secure lid
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Odysseus Book 8 refuses to take part in Phaeacian Games..until he gets offended
Euryalous tells him he is no athlete. so he gets defensive-feels need to defend his pride
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Odysseus Book 8 Great with a bow- good warrior
Says he can handle the polished bow well and would be the first to pick off any man with an arrow
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Odysseus Book 8 Good athlete, not scared of a challenge
Challenges anyone who has the spirit to take him on at boxing, wrestling and running
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Odysseus Book 8 Weeping and ashamed of his tears, pitable
"Odysseus with his sturdy hands drew his purple cloak over his head" "his heart was melting with grief and his cheeks wet with tears"
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Odysseus Book 8 Strong, stands up for himself
Fought with Achilles
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Odysseus Book 8 Masculine
asked if he was good at sport. then they focus on his body 'look at his thighs and legs, look at his hands and that great neck'
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Nausicaa Book 8 Wants to be remembered-good reputation
Asks for Odysseus to remember her when he's home and pray for her. therefore will be in stories of Odysseus
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Athene Book 8 Endows favourites with beauty
'Athene invested his head and shoulders with a divine beauty"
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Athene Book 8 Encouraging
Tells Odysseus that no one will match his throw- "...Even a blind man could pick out your peg"
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Athene Book 8 Disguises herself
"Went through the town disguised as a herald" "Athene, pretending to be one of the crowd"
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Complimentary - praises her beauty, tells her his situation, and effectively begs for her aid.

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gentlemanly - begs to bathe alone—he doesn't want to offend the young girls by letting them see him naked.

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Card 4

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Handsome (emphasised by Athen)

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Card 5

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gives Odysseus directions to palace as doesn't want to be seen together - rumours + gossip

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