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In Chapters 1, Ships and Men, Ulysses starts his journey home to Ithaca. In Chapter 2, The Ciconians, Ulysses attempts to attack the Ciconians, and is. Ulysses is a war hero from the Trojan War, a war that lasted a decade. We are reading the version of The Adventures of Ulysses written by Bernard Evslin. The leader of the Greek forces returning from Troy encounters the Cyclops, the beautiful sorceress Circe and more, as he tries to ward off the anger of the gods.

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From Ancient Myths to Modern English. None of the suitors are able to string Ulysses’ bow.

The Adventures of Ulysses – Section 10, The Sirens & Scylla and Charybdis Summary & Analysis

Leadership is when somebody takes charge and commands in a good way and tries for the best outcome not just for themselves, but for everyone around them. These baubles attract a shoal of naiads incurring the anger of Poseidon due to his belief that the Hellenes are attempting to steal his naiads from him.

An amazing retelling of Homer’s Odyssey. This bestselling anthology includes such well-known stories as “Theseus and the Minotaur” and “Perseus and Medusa. Because of that, I think I should give this another shot. Bernard Evslina graduate of Rutgers University, was an award-winning screenwriter and producer of documentary films before turning to writing in the mids. Ulysses saved his many in various situations through the book.


The Adventures of Ulysses Summary & Study Guide

This book is about Greek mythology so to me it was interesting to see other people’s view on how the world was made and who controlled the world. View all 5 comments. As a beggar, Ulysses goes to the home of Eumaeus, his swineherd, who agrees to feed the beggar. Feb 17, Anya added it. Browse all BookRags Study Guides. For example, the bottom of page was kind of a let down because when we finally meet Argo, Ulysses’s 21 yea I thought this book was pretty good because it had a lot of suspense, action, drama and other words that describe this story.

Section 11, The Cattle of the Sun.

The Adventures of Ulysses Summary & Study Guide

The sail is lowered, and the men take their positions at the oars. It was like that for the whole story, a island, a new problem, and Ulysses always solved it.

Unfortunately, this is the island where the man-eating Cyclops live. It was a short book, but it felt like the longest slump in the world. This retelling is well written for young adults advntures the story moves along swiftly! How Ulysses is able to defeat the suitors has always been the highlight of adventhres story for me! Oct 01, Lindsay Ferrier rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aeolus cannot help Ulysses anymore since it is obvious that the hero is detested by the gods.

Other editions – View all the adventures of ulysses Limited preview. First, the Hellenes land on the island of the Ciconians in order to loot a small village along evs,in coast.


Nov 11, Nikki rated it liked it. I really liked this book because the adventures were really cool and it tell’s the story really straight forward. Section 11, The Cattle of the Sun. Contents Ships and Men. I hated this book.

The Adventures of Ulysses – Section 10, The Sirens & Scylla and Charybdis Summary & Analysis

Aug 04, Meg McGregor rated it liked it. Ulysses references come up quite a bit in life, and thanks to this book, I have always known and loved the story and understood the context of those references.

Jun 01, Indie rated it liked it. With over seventy titles, which include both novel-length retellings and short stories, Evslin is one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world.

Ulysses is an effective leader because he shows that he is fearless, intelligent, and determined. Section 15, The Return.

Ulysses tells Aeolus the story of his adventures in the Trojan War and since leaving Troy. View all 4 comments.

I was actually forced to read it as a grade. Giving this book one star is too much. Oct 25, Jaredh rated it did not like it. Panda barnes and nobles probably ulyysses amazon.