The Odyssey Journal Questions January 6 List 3 specific facts about the Trojan War. January 7 Decide if you AGREE of DISAGREE with each statement and explain why in at least one sentence for each. 1. The best travel is one that is well planned and has no surprises 2. Good leaders are people who can think on their feet 3. Fear is an excellent motivator 4. It is important to be able to adapt to changes January 11 In as many specific details as possible, explain the causes and events of the Trojan War. January 13 In at least 3 complete sentences describe some characteristics, personality traits, actions, etc. of a hero. January 15 In at least three complete sentences, summarize Odysseus’ trip so far. January 19 Odysseus is a strong hero; however, he has some flaws. Identify one of his flaws and explain how he shows this flaw and what problems this flaw has caused already or may cause in the future. January 20 Would you consider Odysseus to be a true hero, even though all of his men died along the trip home? Why or why not? February 1 Summarize what has happened so far since Odysseus has returned to Ithaca. February 2 Make 3 logical predictions about what will happen in the remainder of the story. February 3 Explain why the following is NOT an example of an epic simile, and describe what you could add to it to make it an epic simile: The boat swayed on the waves like a tree in a storm. February 4 1. Define epic simile. 2. Write a regular simile.