Folklore is littered with humans who are transformed into animals, trees or objects (willingly or otherwise). Being transformed into the other? has been taken up in modern literature to allow for exploration of complex issues of identity. [ It has also been used to amusing ends.
On the island of Aeaea, Odysseus and his men meet the goddess of magic Circe. The beautiful Circe lures all the men to join her in a feast. The food is laced with her potions. After the men are sated she turns them into pigs. It is only the cleverness of Odysseus, and a warning from the god Hermes, which keeps him from falling for her porker plot. The men are restored and the journeys can continue (after a years interlude in which Odysseus beds Circe)
How is the beggar Odysseus treated by the suitors?
He is permitted into the dining hall, but is not allowed to have any food or drink.
He is laughed at, ridiculed, and abused.
He is welcomed in and treated with kindness and respect.
Some suitors treat him very well while others treat him badly. Weegy:
C. He is welcomed in and treated with kindness and respect. User:
Which of the following epithets does Homer use for Penelope?
seed of Zeus
Homer used wise as an epithet for Penelope. The answer is A. wise User:
Which of the following is FALSE?
Circe is a beautiful enchantress.
Circe pretends to be hospitable but is evil.
Circe tricks Odysseus into staying with her and refuses to let him go.
Circe turns humans into animals. Weegy:
The answer is C. Circe tricks Odysseus into staying with her and refuses to let him go. User:
Which of the following statements is FALSE?
The men ate Helios’ cattle because they were tricked by a nymph.
As punishment for eating the cattle of the Sun god, Zeus sends thunderbolts down to destroy Odysseus’ ship and all his men.
Odysseus states that the gods made him fall asleep as he was ... (More)