Odyssey Study Guide Book XII

Answer these questions as you read.

  1. What happens to those who hear the song of the Sirens?
  1. What does Circe instruct Odysseus to do to avoid hearing the Sirens?
  1. How does Circe describe Scylla?
  1. Why does Odysseus need to avoid Charybdis?
  1. What did Odysseus not tell his men, for fear they would quit rowing?
  1. What happened to Odysseus’s men at the end of Book XII?