Odyssey Sequence of Events + Terminology

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1. What is Ring Composition?

  • An Aural Poetic technique. Starting in the middle, going to the end and then to the beginning.
  • An Aural Poetic technique. Starting in the middle, going back to the beginning and then to the end.
  • An Athenian way to make rings.
  • An Aural Poetic technique. Starting at the beginning and going to the end.
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2. Who is Scylla?

  • A sea monster who claims the lives of six of Odysseus' men.
  • A sea monster who claims the lives of ten of Odysseus' men.
  • A whirlpool opposite a sea monster.
  • The blind prophet in the Land of the Dead.

3. Where and to Whom does Circe send Odysseus and his men?

  • Ithaca to speak to Telemachus.
  • The Land of the Dead to speak to Tiresias.
  • The Land of the Dead to speak to Achilles.
  • Argos to speak to Agamemnon.

4. Where did Odysseus go after the Cyclopes?

  • Calypso's Island (Ogygia)
  • The Laestrygonian Island (Telepylus)
  • Aeolia, home of Aeolus.
  • Ithaca
  • Circe's Island (Aeaea)

5. What is the correct order of events?

  • Cicones, Lotus Eaters, Cyclopes, Aeolia, Laestrygonians, Circe, Land of the Dead, Circe, The Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis and then Calypso's island.
  • Cicones, Lotus Eaters, Laestrygonians, Cyclopes, Aeolia, Land of the Dead, Circe, Scylla and Charybdis, The Sirens and then Calypso's island.
  • Cicones, Cyclopes, Lotus Eaters, Laestrygonians, Aeolia, Circe, Land of the Dead, Circe, The Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis and then Calypso's island.
  • Cicones, Lotus Eaters, Cyclopes, Aeolia, Circe, Land of the Dead, Circe, Laestrygonians, Scylla and Charybdis, The Sirens and then Calypso's island.

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