th 9 Literature & Composition October 14, 2015 The Odyssey Part 2 - Classwork 9th Literature & Composition October 14, 2015 Independent Reading Day! The Odyssey – Part 2 The Return of Odysseus In Part I of the Odyssey Odysseus and his companions face many perils on their voyage from Troy to Ithaca. At some moments, they are tempted to forsake their voyage; at others, their lives are endangered by powerful enemies, Ultimately, Odysseus’ men bring about their own destruction at the hand of Zeus when they kill the cattle belonging to Helios. As Part 2 begins, Odysseus is alone when he reaches Ithaca after a twenty-year absence. What do you predict will happen when Odysseus arrives home? • • • • • • • The Return of Odysseus Argus The Suitors Penelope The Challenge Odysseus’ Revenge Penelope’s Test Complete the following tasks for each reading: Annotate text as you read. Answer questions in margin as you read. Write a summary that includes all of the main ideas for each reading. Analyze Odysseus’s character using evidence and examples from the text. Create a story board for each of the events that take place in part 2 of The Odyssey.