Part 1: ODYSSEUS TELLS HIS TALE: THE CYCLOPS’ CAVE
“The rest of you loyal friends stay here
Part 2: ODYSSEUS TELLS HIS TALE: POLYPHEMUS RETURNS
There were baskets full of cheeses, and pens crowded with lambs and kids,
“Strangers, who are you?
Part 3: ODYSSEUS TELLS HIS TALE: TRAPPED
Poseidon, EarthShaker, smashed my ship to pieces,
Dont eat him!
But tell me, now, where you moored your fine ship,
Everyone heard the sounds of animals and could see smoke from the nearby lands. From there Odysseus and his crew set sail to find these people to see if they were savages or good strangers. When they finally reached the island they found the people. He was a monster, there he was alone with his sheep and goats and states at the peak of the high mountains.
Part 4: ODYSSEUS TELLS HIS TALE: OFFERING THE CYCLOPS WINE
“Here, Cyclops, have some wine to follow your meal of human flesh,
“Give me more,
To find these people Odysseus and his crew sent 12 including him to find the people. They brought wine and materials to survive. When he found his cave the monster wasn't there. He was herding his sheep so they took this chance to find out what was in his cave. There was wonders of food and sheep. There they waited, eating his food and making a fire. Finally they were found.
Part 5: ODYSSEUS TELLS HIS TALE: BLINDING THE CYCLOPS
“Nobody, my friends, is trying to kill me ´´
When the cyclopes found the people Odysseus basically begged for his life. From there he lied about his ship crashing and lied about escaping. So this made the cyclopes angrier and made him go mad. So he ate some of his crew eating their insides. Now Odysseus is making a plan to escape and to not be eaten.
Part 6: ODYSSEUS TELLS HIS TALE: ESCAPE
My poor sheep look what they have done to me. when I find them there will be nothing left.
Again the cyclopes ate two of his men and drank pure milk. Then he let out his sheep again and ate 2 more men. From there now he is putting his plan into motion by making the monster fall asleep then stabbing him in the eye. One the cyclopes drank the wine he had made for him he demanded more and he would get a gift. And instead of wine it was a mixture of ambrosia and nectar.
Odysseus told the monster his name was nobody to trick him. From there he passed out from his drink. Then his plan became reality when he stabbed his eye with the olive wood stake. He woke up screaming with blood everywhere. Screaming for his friends and neighbors from the other lands. When they came to see what was wrong he could explain because ¨nobody¨ stabbed him. But nobody knew his name.
When the Cyclopes opened the door for the sheep to be let out the men were tied under the sheep. With him not knowing Odysseus made his way down to the ship with all of the sheep with the fine fur. There he made his way home screaming that the gods had turned on him. And in the end they did...