Why did Zeus send a storm to Odysseus?

Odysseus and most of his men survive their encounters with the three dangers of which Circe had warned them. The god Helios threatens that he will stop the sun from shining if his anger is not appeased at this violation, so Zeus sends down thunderbolts that destroy all but Odysseus, just as Circe had warned.

What will Charybdis do if Odysseus ship gets too close?

What will Charybdis do if O’s ship gets too close? She begins the cycle of whirlpool, sucks them up, and then throws them up. Are the deaths of Odysseus’ shipmates his fault?

Who gives Odysseus a disguise?


What decision does Odysseus make in Scylla and Charybdis?

Following the advice of the sorceress Circe, Odysseus chose to steer clear of Charybdis, only to lose six of his crew to Scylla when they became transfixed by the fearsome whirlpool as they sailed past it.

Is Zeus or Odysseus responsible for Odysseus survival?

Explain how Odysseus’s statement, “Eurylochus, they are with you to a man. I am alone, outmatched, is an example of foreshadowing. In your opinion, is Zeus or Odysseus responsible for Odysseus’s survival? Zeus, he chose not to kill Odysseus,when he easily could have.

What happened to Odysseus in Thrinacia?

Tiresias and Circe both warn Odysseus to shun the isle of Helios (Thrinacia). Odysseus and his crew arrive at Thrinacia after passing Scylla and Charybdis. Zeus promises Helios to smite their ship with a lightning bolt and cleave it in pieces in the midst of the ocean.

Why does Odysseus stop on Thrinacia?

Hover for more information. Odysseus does not want to go to Thrinacia (modern-day Sicily) because he has been explicitly warned by both Circe and Tiresias not to. Odysseus was sent by Circe down to the underworld, and that is where he encountered the blind seer.

What did Odysseus lie about?

Most literally, we can understand “twists and turns” as a description of Odysseus’s physical movement across the sea. To get out of this situation, Odysseus craftily lies to the Cyclops about his identity, saying his name is “Nobody,” and only revealing his true identity once he’s escaped the Cyclops’s cave.

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