Friday, March 1, 2013

The Odyssey--THEME!


Complete the following sentence, and follow it with details in 3+ sentences! 


So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is___________________.  Throughout the story, this theme is seen when………..(2-3 sentences added here!)

*If you are unsure of what the word PROMINENT means, then come and discuss it with me or look it up :)!

22 comments:

  1. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is strategy. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysias escapes form the cyclops. The stratagy that he thought about was well planned out. What he thought was to wait till the cyclops fell asleep and pock his eye that way the cylops would move the big rock he had as a door. Then the crew could escape.

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  2. So far the theme in the Odyssey that is most prominent is strategy. Throughout the story this theme is seen when Odysseus tricks the cyclops and circe.

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  3. So, the theme in the odyssey that is most prominent is loyalty. What odyessus is doing is staying loyal to his homeland. Doing his best to get back home. Odyessus is also staying loyal to his wife. He's always thinking about her and refuses to do anything with anyone because he can never forget his wife.

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  4. So far the theme in The Odyssey that is most prominent is loyalty. Odysseus proves time and time again that he is loyal to his men/crew. His wife is also loyal to him by not wanting any of the suitors and waiting for him to come home even though everyone says hes dead.

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  5. So far the most prominent themes are family, loyalty, and religion. These themes are showed in the movie, textbook, and graphic novel in the way that Odysseus never forgets about his wife and family, and by remembering his family, helps him conquer things he has trouble with. Loyalty is showed in the way that Odysseus is always at the care of his men. Also in the way that Odysseus's wife doesn't find a new man to marry, and waits for his husband, even do everybody thinks he is long Dead. Religion was showing in the way that they sacrifice animals to god, how they pray to gods, and how they get cursed by god.

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  6. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is family and loyalty . Throughout the story, the theme of family is seen when Odysseus never forgets his wife or family and is always determined to get back to Ithaca to reunite with them . In the story the theme loyalty is also very important because he is always loyal to his men and takes responsibility for them as well.

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  7. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is family. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when they go with the lotus eaters. They forget about their family and odysseus tries to make them remember.

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  8. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is loyalty. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus goes to Circe's House and even though to us he betrayed his wife back then he would still be loyal. Now he wouldn't be loyal but he was.

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  9. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most prominent is religion and family. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus never forgets about his wife and son back home. The story also shows Penelope's and Telemachus longing for Odysseus' return. Religion is shown throughout the story when they went to The Land of The Dead and they sacrificed a pregnant cow to the gods to show respect and so they won't be cursed.

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  10. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is strategy and religion.Throughout the story, this theme is seen when odyssey goes to the temple and has to get his men back to normal while he still dose not forget about his wife. Odyssey also uses strategy to get the woman convinced to make his men turn bake to humans

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  11. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is family. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus is reluctant to get home. Throughout the story he never forgets about his wife and his son, he really wants to get home to them. After almost 20 years he never forgets his home and family. Also the Lotus Eaters forget about home, while he NEVER does.

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  12. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is loyalty. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus crew open the bag that the wind king gave to him, thinking that it was full of treasures. Odysseus told them do not open it but they did show loyalty and opened the bag which cause a lot of trouble.

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  13. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is bravery. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus and his crew accomplish or survive something that requires a lot of bravery.

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  14. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is strategy. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus and his crew are on the island of the one eyed cyclopes and he tell the cyclops that his name is no one. And for them to escape the cyclops cave they had to stab him in the eye so that he would open the door so Odysseus and crew members can escape. And when they were leaving he told the cyclops that his name wasn't no one but it was Odysseus to remind him that he is the brave one that took his eyesight form the great one eyes giant.

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  15. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is love. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus had to go in bed with Circe to get him men turned back into humans. After five days, Circe asked if he still loved his wife and he did still loves his wife, then he wanted to return home to see his wife and son.

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  16. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is hospitality_________________. Throughout the story, this theme is seen whenever Odysseus and his men have stopped at an island and there is civilization there. It also shows up when Odysseus and his men visit Cercie's "land" and she offers him everything he and his crew need on their trip to the underworld to.

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  17. So far, the theme in the odyssey that is most prominent is hospitality. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when people from different islands come and see Odysseus wife to marry her and she accepts the gifts she gets and gives them fests. It is also seen when Odysseus and his crew land in an island and ask for hospitality.

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  18. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most PROMINENT is about hospitality. Everywhere Odysseus and his men go to travel, he and his men always get treated well. Most of the islands he goes to, he gets treated with respect.

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  19. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most prominent is hospitality. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus is stuck in a problem , he uses his hospitality to get out of it.

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  20. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most prominent is hospitality.. Throughout the story, this theme is seen when Odysseus is lost somewhere and finds a place and people invite him to stay over but some people are just not civilized.

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  21. So far, the theme in the Odyssey that is most prominent is hospitality. Throughout the story, this thee is seen when Odysseus is lost and people take him like Circes. Or when being in the cave, he needed hospitality.

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