Charles Reade (XI (There is no direct reference of Gods interfering, but…
, (to keep better control of his men
, Zeus made a storm against his ship
, This chapter involves Odysseus' men breaking the Greek code of warfare. They are disrespectful to the prisoners and refugees, and they slaughter all the livestock and drink wine to make merry.
, Odysseus tried to be a good leader. His men were drunk, so they didn't pay attention to him. The bloodshed is no fault of hims own.
, Shore, Slaver, Victor
, Odysseus stormed a fort of the coast of Kikones. His men "were mutinous, fools, on stores of wine" (52). He lost many men when another army attacked him who were called by the refugees
, Cavern, beautiful land, shore, bridge,
, "In a smithy one sees a white-hot axehead or and adze placed and wrung in a cold tub, screeching steam-the wat hey make soft iron hale and hard-: just so that eyeball hissed around the spike. The Kyklopes bellowed and the rock roaring round him, and we fell back in fear.(422-429
, To be less arrogant
, A god guided them through the water 153Posideon's wrath was summoned
, The first reference to Akhaian values is really when Odysseus decides to stay in the cave in order to see the owner. Note that this may not be Akhaian values, but maybe raw curiosity instead. Later, the Kiklopes says that he does not fear the Gods, a big no-no according to Akhaian values.
, Although many things that happened weren't his fault, Odysseus is the one who decided that they would stay to see the man who lived in the cave. His leadership isn't good in that example, although later in the story he becomes more careful and makes the best decisions.
, Odysseus encounters a Kiklopes on an island. He is captured and men are eaten by that Kiklopes, and eventually escapes by poking out his eye with a hot stick.
), (not to so readily trust strangers
, Odysseus' men forget about all their troubles when they eat the Lotus flowers. This is bad, according the Akhaian values. They need to return home to their wives and family.
, In this case, Odysseus is responsible for saving his crew and reminding them to continue going onward in their journey. He is being a good leader when he "drove them, all three wailing, to the ships."
, Odysseus finds an island of people who sustain themselves by eating Lotus flowers. When he comes ashore and his men join in in eating the flowers, they forget about their houses and their journey. Odysseus ushers his men back on board and leaves
, Island, Forest, Ship, Garden
, (Didn't find any values
, In this book Odysseus shows a great amount of leadership, saves many of his men and himself.
, He might have become more full of himself, as he "defeated" the challenges that were laid out for him to face made no other changes except for maybe this
, Odysseus' takes his crew through the treacherous waters, and looses a few men to scyllla but takes no casualties sailing past Kharbdis pool
- So these were borne along in spasms toward the cliff.
, Sea, whirlpool, narrow pass
, I can't see how doing this would help Odysseus' men in any way, although Kirke said to listen to them. The leadership is arguably bad in this case and driven by curiosity rather than reason. But it turns out well for him and his men this time.
, In this encounter, Odysseus encounters the sirens. The sirens sing to attempt to lure his crew, but he is ready and prepares himself by putting soft wax into his crewmates ears so they will not be lured, but has them tie him to a mast so he may listen but not leave.