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What is the event (what is happening) of the Cyclopes excerpt from the epic poem, "The Odyssey"?
- 2010-05-07 10:52:08 - Poetry
What is the event (what is happening) of the Cyclopes excerpt from the epic poem, "The Odyssey"? The men are in a land of tiny creatures who capture and torture them. The men are in a land of giants; one captures them and they escape. The men are taking a pleasure cruise on a ship. i want to check the answers that i choose so please dont put i not helping you with your homework because i did i am checking my answers before i turn it in POINT VALUE: 6 points This poem is written using which of the following poetic forms: couplet oxymoron rhyme couplet and rhyme POINT VALUE: 6 points Who is the speaker of this poem? we do not know. Odysseus (Ulysses) an old sailor Homer (the author) POINT VALUE: 6 points The line, "The piece I gave amongst my soldiers" (line 451) shows the view of: the crew the Cyclops Odysseus (Ulysses) the giants POINT VALUE: 6 points According to the poem, what nouns help Odysseus and his men escape? olive tree branch, wine, sheep rocks, dunghills nectar, ambrosia wine, the gods' wrath POINT VALUE: 6 points When Odysseus offers the Cyclops a gift of wine so that he can catch the giant off guard and escape; this "gift" is an example of: hospitality irony respect good will POINT VALUE: 6 points When Odysseus brags at the end of the poem that he is the one who defeated the Cyclops, it shows his quality of: anger respect pride faith POINT VALUE: 6 points Why do the other Cyclopes not help their brother when he loses his eye and screams out in pain? He tells them to leave, and they always do what he says. He screams so loudly they are afraid. He says, "No-Man" hurt him, so they think that he is not harmed and leave. They couldn't hear him because they had cotton in their ears. POINT VALUE: 6 points Whom did Odysseus defeat (use a dictionary to answer this one) in this chapter of the story? Jove Polyphemus Calypso Ithaca POINT VALUE: 6 points In what way does Odysseus, along with his men, almost end up back on the island after their escape? Giants catch them in the water. The blinded giant throws a huge rock. A crew member falls overboard. An earthquake causes a tidal wave. POINT VALUE: 6 points To what does the "unsightly blemish" (line 674) refer? the race of Cyclopes the crew who gets eaten alive the blinded giant's eye the destroyed ship POINT VALUE: 6 points Lines 439, 642, and 675 all have examples of which poetic device? simile metaphor allusion stanza POINT VALUE: 6 points Lines 548, 574, and 593 all have examples of which poetic device? simile oxymoron metaphor alliteration POINT VALUE: 6 points How do Odysseus and his men actually escape from the Cyclop's cave? riding the backs of sheep crawling on all fours beside sheep hanging under sheep bellies none of the above POINT VALUE: 6 points Why are the sheep, along with the Cyclops, in great pain (although for different reasons) that morning? They feel what the giant feels. He can't let them out of the cave. It is time for them to be milked. Odysseus's men blinded them all.
Odysseus poked him in the eye with a stick.
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