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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

  

by Homer

Discussion & Essay Questions

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The OdysseyTeacher Pass

Teaching The Odyssey Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions


  1. People say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree (meaning that children often possess many of their parents' traits). But just how similar are Telemachus and his pop? Compare and contrast Telemachus and Odysseus and determine what qualities Odysseus may have passed on to his son and what qualities are Telemachus's alone.