In your pods today, please brainstorm answers to these questions. After you've come up with ideas, please post them to the blog. If there's time, please respond to other people's ideas, too.
1. What new impressions of Odysseus did you get from this part of the story?2. In what ways is Circe a danger to Odysseus and his men? Is she more or less dangerous than the Cyclops? Support your opinion with text from the epic.3. Eurylochus' character contrasts sharply with Odysseus' in this episode. What aspect of Odysseus' character are revealed through this contrast?*Consider:~how each feels about Circe~what each wants to do after Cice has transformed his first group of men~how Eurylochus criticizes Odysseus~how Odysseus reacts to Eurylochus' criticism4. What heroic (or anti-heroic) qualities does Odysseus reveal in this episode? Explain your thinking.5. As a metaphor, what does Circe suggest Odysseus needs to learn or overcome?