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Homework Help: English- Anyone who has read The Odyssey

Posted by Cassie on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:18pm.

What is the effect of the epic simile in lines 118-131 of the excerpt from the Odyssey, Part 3?

Sometimes in farmyards when the cows return well-fed from the pasture to the barn, one sees the pens give way before the calves in tumult, breaking through to cluster about their mothers, bumping together bawling.

from the Odyssey, Part 2 [lines 122-126]

A.) tho criticize the lack of loyalty of Odysseus's men
B.) to reveal Odysseus's hurry to go back and free his men
C.) to show how thoroughly Odysseus's men depended on him

I think it is C..?

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