10. Calypso

Focus Questions:

  1. Summarize (5-8 sentences) what happens in this part of Odysseus's journey.
  2. What is revealed (positive characteristics) about Odysseus during this episode?
  3. What is revealed (negative characteristics) about Odysseus during this episode?
  4. How is Odysseus's heroic flaw developed or diminished during this episode?
  5. Describe in one paragraph (5-8 sentences) the stage of the hero's journey known as Apotheosis.
  6. Describe in one paragraph (5-8 sentences) the stage of the hero's journey known as Refusal of the Return.
  7. How do the events of this episode with Calypso fit both of these stages of the hero's journey?

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