We are nearing the island of the Sirens that Circe warned me about
Here is your earwax to block out the Siren's song. You will tie me up tp the ship so I can't take control.
Odysseus and his men near the Island of the Sirens that Circe warned them about.
LET ME GO!
Odysseus decides that he wants to hear the Sirens sing so he has his men drive the ship towards the island despite Circe's warning. He wants to become the first person to hear the siren's song and survive.
Another character trait that Odysseus shows is his quick quick wittedness. He comes up with his plan of tying himself so that he can hear the Siren's, but not steer the ship onto the island.
Odysseus gives his men earwax to block out the Siren's song. Then he has his men tie him up so that he can't take control of the ship, and shipwreck them on the island.
There are many cause and effect relationships throughout the Odyssey, so it is not surprise that there are a few important one's in this on. In this story Odysseus chooses that he wants to her the Sirens sing, so he makes his me put in earwax. The effect is that he put his men in danger but eventually became the first man to hear the Sirens and survive.
Odysseus is very curious in this story. He risks everything, despite what Circe said. He wanted to be the first man to here the Siren's song and survive, which he did, but it could've ended in a much more fatal way.
Odysseus gets tied up and hears the Siren's song. He starts to scream out, but his men can't here him.
The Siren's stop singing and Odysseus becomes the first man to hear the Siren's song and survive.