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Q: What role did gods and goddesses play within Greek culture and The Odyssey? How do they interact with humans? Provide at least two examples from The Odyssey of these interactions. Answers should be
approximately one to two paragraphs in length. Be sure to answer in complete sentences
A: They played a very significant role in this epic. They had supernatural powers and where there to help mortals and give their pity. For example, Athena assisted Odyesseus thorugh his journey and helped him arrange his plans to return to Ithaca. [ She watched his every step and guided him on his voyage. SHe also helped Telemakhos step out of his shadow and start his journey to manhood. She sets
and example of an intelligent, sophisticated woman and can be regarded as an example of our modern women today. While, Circe and Calypso also helped Odysseus by providing him with information and advice before he took off towards his homeland. There is a god that is against Odysseus, Poseidon. He makes Odysseus's journey hard after Odysseus blinds the Cyclops. So the Gods can be looked on in both ways. Calypso does not help Odysseus; she goes against Zeus' will by holding captive him there on her island. Yes, they are lovers, but he is not happy there. She actually holds him captive there for seven years, and that by far is going against Zeus' hospitality rule. ]
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User: What role did gods and goddesses play within Greek culture and The Odyssey? How do they interact with humans? Provide at least two examples from The Odyssey of these interactions. Answers should be approximately one to two paragraphs in length. Be sure to answer in complete sentences

Weegy: They played a very significant role in this epic. They had supernatural powers and where there to help mortals and give their pity. For example, Athena assisted Odyesseus thorugh his journey and helped him arrange his plans to return to Ithaca. [ She watched his every step and guided him on his voyage. SHe also helped Telemakhos step out of his shadow and start his journey to manhood. She sets and example of an intelligent, sophisticated woman and can be regarded as an example of our modern women today. While, Circe and Calypso also helped Odysseus by providing him with information and advice before he took off towards his homeland. There is a god that is against Odysseus, Poseidon. He makes Odysseus's journey hard after Odysseus blinds the Cyclops. So the Gods can be looked on in both ways. Calypso does not help Odysseus; she goes against Zeus' will by holding captive him there on her island. Yes, they are lovers, but he is not happy there. She actually holds him captive there for seven years, and that by far is going against Zeus' hospitality rule. ]
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User: They played a very significant role in this epic. They had supernatural powers and where there to help mortals and give their pity. For example, Athena assisted Odyesseus thorugh his journey and helped him arrange his plans to return to Ithaca. [ She watched his every step and guided him on his voyage. SHe also helped Telemakhos step out of his shadow and start his journey to manhood. She sets and example of an intelligent, sophisticated woman and can be regarded as an example of our modern women today. While, Circe and Calypso also helped Odysseus by providing him with information and advice before he took off towards his homeland. There is a god that is against Odysseus, Poseidon. He makes Odysseus's journey hard after Odysseus blinds the Cyclops. So the Gods can be looked on in both ways. Calypso does not help Odysseus; she goes against Zeus' will by holding captive him there on her island. Yes, they are lovers, but he is not happy there. She actually holds him captive there for seven years, and that by far is going against Zeus' hospitality rule.

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