The Odyssey Part 1
Homer asks for muse
Lit. term is innovation
Odysseus washes onto Calypso's island
Hermes demands to be released
Calypso tries to tempt Odysseus
This is the beginning of the frame story
lit. term: frame story
Odysseus asks to hear a song
Odysseus and his men fight the cicones
Meeting of the Lotus eaters
lit. term: archetype
They ran into the Cyclops
They trick the Cyclops
The wind in the bag blew away
They end up on Circe's island
Odysseus is informed by Circe
Odysseus returns home to Ithaca
lit. term: Divine Intervention
Son and Father make a plan
"Athena' reassures him."
Odysseus meets up with his old pet
"only one creature recognizes him."
The challenge is completed
"blood ran smoking over the whole floor."
lit. term: imagery
Odysseus gets tested by Penelope
"She too rejoiced her gaze upon her husband, her white arms round him pressed, as though forever."
lit. term: epithet