The Adventures of Ulysses Topics for Discussion

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Describe one way in which Ulysses angers Poseidon, god of the sea.

Why is Scylla preferable to steer towards opposed to Charybdis?

Why does Ulysses dread going to Tartarus?

Circe has many husbands but is not a widow. Explain.

What is Eurylochus' reason for killing Hyperion's sun-cattle? Does his reasoning stand given the events that follow?

Why does Ulysses say Calypso will appear more beautiful everyday?

Compare and contrast Circe, Calypso, Nausicaa and Penelope.

Compare "The Adventures of Ulysses" to its predecessor, Homer's "The Odyssey."

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