Homer’s Odyssey – Book XII: Scylla and Charybdis (characters & themes)
Homer’s Odyssey – Book XII: Scylla and Charybdis (characters & themes)
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This lesson examines the characters and key themes in Book XII (Scylla and Charybdis) of Homer’s Odyssey. The students first reflect on what key themes are shown in Book XII and then examine how they are developed by Odysseus’ actions. Students finally examine the leadership qualities of Odysseus and question whether or not he is to blame for the death of his crew.
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Created: Jun 17, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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