The men are all turned into pigs, and Eurylochus runs to tell Odysseus. Analogy: comparing the men to pigs Epic Hero: harmed by fate
Hermes gives Odysseus a magical plant. Epic Hero: helped by gods Epic Plot: divine intervention
Circe tries to change Odysseus but he threatens to kill her; Circe changes the men back but they must stay for a year. Epic Hero: possesses craftiness and strength Irony: men are freed but still have to stay on the island
Circe tells Odysseus he must hear a prophecy from Tiresias in the Underworld. Epithet: in the full poem, Tiresias is referred to as seer of Thebes" (10.541) Epic Setting: the Underworld
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