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The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Wiley Odysseus wins the archery competition Then he fires an arrow through Antinous throat.

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1 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Wiley Odysseus wins the archery competition Then he fires an arrow through Antinous throat

2 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 The suitors found no weapons to attack Odythey had been hidden away The odds are still against Ody (100 to 2)

3 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 You yellow dogs…You dared bid for my wife while I was still alive.(revealed his identity) Justified? Eurymachus blames Antinous and begs for mercyoffers restitution Could an Epic Hero back down

4 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 No Way! As they rush Ody, he fires an arrow through Eurymachus liver Ody is implaccable unforgiving fury Telemachus assists by spearing Amphinomus in his chest

5 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Six men attempt to attack Ody but Athena deflects their arrows No Mercy! Ody and Telemachus slaughter all the suitors as they attempt to escape

6 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Finally Odysseus is home, alone with his beautiful wife Penelope Athena has given him a make-over His hair style becomes an epic simile

7 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 After 20 years of travails to get home, aloof Penelope wont even talk to him. Why?

8 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 The gods often play tricks on mortals to seduce them Disguised as a swan, Zeus seduced Leda and Helen of Troy was hatched from the resulting egg

9 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Penelope orders that his bed be placed outsidehes in the doghouse

10 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Odysseus is outraged He explains in great detail how he made the bed It could not be moved because one leg of the bed is the trunk of an olive tree The entire house was built around the bed

11 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Ody has passed Penelopes test Only Penelope, her servant and Odysseus knew the secret of the bed She explains why she couldnt trust him and we learn how difficult his absence was for her and Telemachus

12 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 Penelope was faithful to Odysseus for 20 yearsWas Ody as faithful? Double standard?

13 The OdysseyBook 22 & 23 She takes him back Epic simile about a swimmer that has finally weathered the storms

14 Stop Here

15 The Odyssey ?

16 CLEAR YOUR DESKS EXCEPT FOR A NUMBER 2 PENCIL SCANTRON SUBJECTODY TODAYS DATE25 Mar 10


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