Athena instructs Odysseus to reveal his identity to Telemachus and to plan their revenge on the suitors.  Eumaeus tells Penelope that Telemachus has returned safely to Ithaca.  When the suitors, led by Antinoos, learn that their plan to kill Telemachus has failed; they plot to kill him another way.

  1. What does Telemachus call Eumaeus?  Why?
  2. Describe Athena’s changes to Odysseus’s appearance.
  3. Who does Telemachus think Odysseus is when Athena removes his disguise?
  4. What do Odysseus and Telemachus plan to do?
  5. Describe Penelope’s confrontation with Antinoos.