The Odyssey-Matching Examples a. Homeric Simile b. Epic Hero c. Metaphor d. Epithet e. Theme f. Epic g. Narrative Poetry h. Irony Imagery __1. Odysseus was brave, cunning and strong. All of the qualities that suggest he was a little more than human. __2. The bows went plunging at the gust; cracked and lashed out strips in the big wind. __3. The triumph of good over evil. Loyalty, devotion and Fortitude. __4. A man surfcasting on a point of rock for bass or mackerel, whipping his long rod to drop the sinker and the bait far out, will hook a fish and rip it from the surface to dangle wriggling through the air: so these were borne aloft in spasms toward the cliff. __5. “Nohbdy, Nohbdy’s tricked me, Nohbdy’s ruined me!” __6. A long poem that tells the adventures and deeds of a hero. __7. “I am Laertes’ son, Odysseus” __8. When Dawn spread out her fingertips of rose the rams began to stir. __9. A poem that tells a story. The Odyssey: Matching examples page 2 a. Metaphor b. Foreshadowing c. Symbol d. Conflict f. Onomatopoeia g. Dramatic Irony h. Characterization i. Irony k. Epic l. Alliteration m. Theme n. Simile e. Homeric Simile j. Epic Hero ___1. She walked, taking the form of a tall woman, handsome and clever at her craft, and stood beyond the gate in plain sight of Odysseus, unseen, though, by Telemachus. ___2. Odysseus ___3. Your name has gone out under heaven like the sweet honor of some god-fearing king, who rules in equity over the strong: his black lands bear both wheat and barley, fruit trees laden bright new lambs at lambing time-and the deep sea gives great hauls of fish by his good strategy, so that his folk fare well. ___4. We knew that the beggar was Odysseus but the suitors did not. ___5. Now flashed arrow from twanging bow ___6. “You yellow dogs” ___7. Like pipes his nostrils jetted crimson runnels. ___8. “May his fortune grow an inch for every inch he bends it!” ___9. An old trunk of olive ___10. The Odyssey ___11. There is no pain, no burden for the heart when blows come to a man, and he defending his own cattle-his own cows and lambs. Here it was otherwise. Antinous hit me for being driven on by hunger- how many bitter seas men cross for hunger! ___12. He drew to his fist the cruel head of an arrow for Antinous. ___13. The triumph of good over evil. ___14. ….were split and scattered far and wide, and his head slammed on the ground.