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Canto I

Canto I


by Ezra Pound

Canto I: Oh, the Places You'll Go Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Canto I? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What lands are always covered in darkness?

Terra Incognita
The Mediterranean
Q. Where does Odysseus find a portal into the underworld?

In his root cellar
At the edge of the Earth
In a wardrobe
At a nightclub
Q. After he learns about Elpenor's fate, where might Odysseus have to travel back to?

Circe's island
Q. According to the poem, where do the dead souls that surround Odysseus come from?

Las Vegas
Land of the Clouds
Death Valley
Q. According to a Latin phrase at the end of Canto I, where was the goddess Aphrodite's appointed realm?