Cyclops Cartoon

Cyclops Cartoon

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  • “how sound that was! Yet I refused. I wished to see the cave man, what he had to offer-no pretty sight, it turned out, for my friends.” (171-173).
  • Odysseus disagrees with his men and decides to stay at the cave to see the 'cave man' with his own eyes
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  • They meet the Cyclops for the first time
  • “ ‘Strangers,’ he said, ‘who are you? And where from? What brings you here by seaways-a fair traffic? Or are you wandering rogues, who cast your lives like dice, and ravage other folk by sea?’  (197-200).
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  • The Cyclopes tells Odysseus he doesn’t have to follow the law and he isn’t scared of the gods
  • “We Cyclopes care not to whistle for your thundering Zeus or all the gods in bliss; we have more force by far. I would not let you go for fear of Zeus-you or your friends-unless I had a whim to.” (219-223).
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  • The Cyclops begins to eat Odysseus' men
  • “but in one stride he clutched at my companions and caught two in his hands like squirming puppies to beat their brains out, spattering the floor. Then he dismembered them and made his meal.” (233-236).
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  • Odysseus and his men give the Cyclops wine so he gets drunk and falls asleep
  • “Even as he spoke, he reeled and tumbled backward, his great head lolling to one side; and sleep took him like any creature. Drunk, hiccuping, he dribbled streams of liquor and bits of men.” (319-322).
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  • Odysseus and his men take down the Cyclops
  • “I drew it from the coals and my four fellows gave me a hand, lugging it near the Cyclops as more than natural force nerved them; straight forward they sprinted, lefted it, and rammed it deep in his carter eye, and leaned on it turning it as a shipwright turns a drill in planking.” (329-334).
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