Name: _____________________________________ Period: ______ Literary Elements 1. Define climax. For each adventure, summarize the problem and identify the climax. Adventure 2-3. Problem Climax Whole story of the Odyssey 4-5. The Cyclops 6-7. The Sirens 8. What is the climax of “Death in the Great Hall”? 9. What is the climax of “The Trunk of the Olive Tree”? 10. Which of the above two could be considered the climax of the epic as a whole? Clause: Grammar & Language A group of words that contains a subject and a verb. Sometimes a clause can function in a sentence as a noun. Now my stiff heart knows that I am yours. Underline the noun clause in each sentence. Indicate how the noun functions by labeling with a S (subject), DO (direct object), or OP (object of the preposition). 11. Whoever comes to Penelope’s home is made welcome. 12. Penelope hopes that Odysseus will return home soon. 13. Whoever kills one citizen had better take himself abroad by night. 14. I say for what our strength avails, we have the courage. 15. We’ll see what weapon Zeus puts into our hands.