Name: Text: Date: Books: Martin Ibasco The Odyssey ________________________________ 20-24
Character Captain: The Odyssey involves a whole cast of great warriors and fantastic creatures. Your task is to get to know and understand the characters in the
text. Describe their personalities--how they act, how they feel, what they think. Share the observations you have about them to your group. Select adjectives that describe one or more of the characters in your novel, and support your selection with examples taken from your reading assignment. Write down the name of the character/s and the adjectives that describe them. Identify the specific incidents in the text that support your claims.
Character Adjective/s Specific Example of Behavior/Action in the Text (indicate Book #)
Odysseus Penelope Telemachos
22 – When Odysseus kills all of the suitors in a gruesome manner. 23 – When she tested Odysseus one last time using the bed that can't be moved.
20 – When Telemachos stood up for Odysseus, when he was still disguised as a beggar, against the suitors. 24 – When she hurles her spear to start the fight but then makes them have a truce anyways.
All the suitors WEAK
23 – They all died against Odysseus even when they were a lot.
Common Character Traits adventurous beautiful curious impulsive energetic gentle honest lazy nasty proud shy simple warm melancholy iconoclastic awesome brave creative dainty funny generous intelligent messy nice pretty sad short tall witty mellow artistic bold courageous dangerous happy independent mischievous nosy quiet sloppy smart trustworthy wild aimless belligerent athletic bossy considerate exciting friendly humble inventive mean open rich serious studious thoughtful loud loyal active cheerful daring entertaining fun-loving hostile neat poor respectful successful selfish unselfish silly prudent visionary