Study Help Practice Projects

1. Assume that Ithaca had courts of law and that the suitors were hauled into court instead of slaughtered. What would the charges be? If you represented the defense, how would you argue the case?

2. As an extensive project, read another primary epic, such as The Iliad or the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf, and compare it to The Odyssey in areas such as style, character, and theme.

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From what war is Odysseus attempting to return home?