Cyclops story

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  • Odysseus and his men have been sailing for many days. They finally stop at an island, and find a cave with food. His men want to leave, but Odysseus wants to stay and get more from the owner
  • Nick Streltsov Homer
  • Odysseus and  The Cyclopes
  • This is a huge mistake! The Cyclopes does not show *Xenia, and instead eats some of his men! But Odysseus does not falter. Instead, he begins making a plan...
  • WHAT DO WE HAVE HERE?
  • Odysseus realizes he cannot kill the Cyclopes as they cannot leave without him, because non of the men can lift the boulder. So he lures him in with wine, then while he sleeps, stabs his eye out!
  • MY EYE!!
  • The Cyclops, now blind, is enraged, he asks who did this, to which Odysseus replies "Nobody!".Other Cyclopes' hear his pain and ask"Who hurt you?" HE says "NOBODY HURT ME", so the others leave him alone. 
  • The next morning, Odysseus and his men escape under the sheep when the Cyclopes lets them out, moving the boulder and solving there problems! The escape safely to the ship, but with many men less than they came with...
  • go out my flock....
  • As Odysseus leaves the island, his pride gets the better of him, and he yells to the Cyclopes his true name! The Cyclopes curses him to never be able to sail calm seas again.
  • This is a choice Odysseus will forever regret, for he just doomed himself for many years to come...
  • In this story, we are shown how Odysseus is cunning and a good talker, as shown with his handling of the Cyclopes, but is also rash and curios, as shown with the yelling of his name and the need to find the owner of the cave. *Xenia: The ancient Greek custom of welcoming travelers into your home, and treating others with kindness. The Cyclopes does not show Xenia as he is the son of Poseidon, and basically has a get out of jail free card.
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