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What does Circe tell Odysseus he must do?
Circe warns Odysseus that he will not see Penelope or Telemachus ever again if he listens to the sound of the Sirens. In order to make it past the Sirens, Odysseus must plug the ears of his men. Circe tells Odysseus if he wants to hear the songs, he must tie himself to the mast of a ship.
What instructions does Circe give Odysseus?
What instructions does Circe give Odysseus? To get back to Ithaca, they must sail to Hades, the land of the dead.
When Circe finally agrees to let Odysseus leave what does she say he must do first?
When Circe finally agrees to let Odysseus leave, what does she say he must do first? He must look for his son Telemachus.
Is Circe successful in turning Odysseus into a pig?
Circe has magic powers, which she uses to turn some of Odysseus’s men into pigs. Because Circe succeeds in distracting Odysseus from his quest, she can be seen as representing the dangers of excess comfort and pleasure.
Why did Circe send Odysseus and his crew to the underworld before they could return home?
When Odysseus is preparing to leave Circe’s island for the first time, she tells him that he must travel to the Underworld in order to seek the guidance of the blind prophet, Teiresias of Thebes, who — though dead — still has his mind because Persephone has granted him reason and understanding.
What did Circe do to Odysseus in the Odyssey?
Circe also warns Odysseus about the Sirens, giving him advice on how to avoid their seductive songs. She tells him his men must stuff their ears with wax and then tie Odysseus to the mast of the ship. Because of her advice, Odysseus and his men escape from the dreadful Sirens.
How many years has Odysseus spent trying to return home?
10 years How many years has Odysseus spent trying to return home? Almost 10 years Who has supported and helped him in his journey? Athena Who is narrating this story? Homer Who is Hermes and what is his mission? Messenger, brings a message from Mount Olympus telling Calypso to free Odysseus.
How was Odysseus received on the island of Scheria?
Odysseus first went off course when the men had cared him of course How is Odysseus received on the island of Scheria, home of King Alcinous? They welcomed him & treated his kindly Describe Ithaca. Rocky island & under the leaves of mount Neion in the north west.