Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
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. ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
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. ]
selymi|Points 8422|

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.

Question
Asked 6/13/2012 12:33:08 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
What does Lady Capulet think Juliet means when she says the following? I will not marry yet; and, when I do, I swear, It shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, Rather than Paris. (III, v, 129-131) She thinks that Juliet is love with Romeo. She thinks that Juliet is using Romeo to stand for the person she would be least likely to marry. She thinks that Juliet will marry Paris, but doesn't want to for awhile. She thinks that Juliet would rather marry someone she hates than someone ...
Question
Expert Answered
Updated 9/17/2014 7:17:31 AM
1 Answer/Comment
"I will not marry yet; and, when I do, I swear, It shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, Rather than Paris". Lady Capulet thinks that Juliet is using Romeo to stand for the person she would be least likely to marry.
Added 9/17/2014 7:17:31 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
The Matter of Britain refers to _____. a.stories of Germanic and English tradition b.stories of King Arthur
Question
Not Answered
Updated 8/28/2014 3:10:44 PM
1 Answer/Comment

The Matter of Britain refers to: stories of King Arthur.

Added 8/28/2014 3:10:44 PM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
26,808,946 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What does throttle mean?
4/16/2018 10:25:30 AM| 5 Answers
Error 401- Unauthorized
4/13/2018 4:59:54 AM| 3 Answers
The science of the creation of maps and charts is called ...
Weegy: The science of the creation of maps and charts is called cartography. User: Which of the following would ...
4/13/2018 8:36:16 AM| 3 Answers
What’s 307,495 rounded to the nearest thousand
Weegy: 307,495 rounded to the nearest thousand is 307,000. User: Which of the following statements about the number ...
4/20/2018 6:40:52 PM| 2 Answers
What's one way we can check our answer to 2 ×10 = 20? A. 2 ÷ ...
Weegy: A throttle body is part of the air intake system that helps control the amount of air that gets into the engine. ...
4/13/2018 7:46:31 AM| 2 Answers
Which sentence does not contain misplaced or dangling modifiers? ...
Weegy: The sentence that does not contain misplaced or dangling modifier is:
4/15/2018 8:58:11 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
P
P
P
P
Points 235 [Total 661] Ratings 0 Comments 235 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
L
R
Points 171 [Total 309] Ratings 0 Comments 21 Invitations 15 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
Points 162 [Total 12965] Ratings 0 Comments 152 Invitations 1 Online
S
L
Points 101 [Total 101] Ratings 1 Comments 61 Invitations 3 Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 5 Offline
S
P
L
Points 35 [Total 126] Ratings 0 Comments 35 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 35] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 0 Comments 11 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.