1/16 English 1 & 9RCP Agenda

Write down the following reading comprehension questions before we begin to read Book 9 of The Odyssey. 

Questions:

  1. How does Odysseus introduce himself to the Phaeacians?
  2. Describe how Odysseus rescued his men from the Lotus Eaters.
  3. What kind of social life do the Cyclopes have?
  4. Why did Odysseus ignore the crew’s suggestion?
  5. What will be Polyphemus’s gift to Odysseus?
  6. Explain why Polyphemus’s brothers did not help him.
  7. What was Odysseus reasoning as he called out to Polyphemus that he, Odysseus,was the one who put out his eye?
  8. Why did Aeolus let the West Wind out?
  9. Why did the ships go back to Aeolia?

Begin reading on page The Odyssey on page 185.

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