The Odyssey - Characterisation of mortal beings (Excluding Odysseus)

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Nausicaa
The daughter or King Alcinous of the Phaeacians who live on the isle of Scherie is compared to the goddess Artemis and is also described as being young and beautiful. The first to find Odysseus and takes him to palace.
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Alcinous
king of the Phaeacians of is kind and offers Odysseus hospitality along with food drink and clothes to wear. Lets Odysseus stay in the palace and invites him to a grand feast.
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Odysseus’ crew
Very loyal to their leader and often listen and obey his commands; however there are points in the book that they disobey him which normally ends in one of their deaths or at least danger or trouble of some kind. This is normally led by Eurylochus.
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Eurylochus
Odysseus’ second-in-command but many times he goes against his leader’s orders and by convincing the crew to participate brings trouble upon them.
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Arete
mother of Nausicaa is the first of the two parents that Odysseus goes to for help in the palace, after he embraces her knees she tells him to speak to her husband Alcinous.
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Card 2

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king of the Phaeacians of is kind and offers Odysseus hospitality along with food drink and clothes to wear. Lets Odysseus stay in the palace and invites him to a grand feast.

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Alcinous

Card 3

Front

Very loyal to their leader and often listen and obey his commands; however there are points in the book that they disobey him which normally ends in one of their deaths or at least danger or trouble of some kind. This is normally led by Eurylochus.

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Card 4

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Odysseus’ second-in-command but many times he goes against his leader’s orders and by convincing the crew to participate brings trouble upon them.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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mother of Nausicaa is the first of the two parents that Odysseus goes to for help in the palace, after he embraces her knees she tells him to speak to her husband Alcinous.

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Preview of the back of card 5

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