English- Anyone who has read The Odyssey

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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asked by Cassie
  1. A.) *to* criticize the lack of loyalty of Odysseus's men

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    posted by Cassie
  2. Where are those calves running? To their moms? Away from their moms?

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    posted by Writeacher
  3. I am placing my bet on C

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    posted by Damon
  4. I am 3000% sure that C is the answer.

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    posted by Stardaisha
  5. ITS A

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    posted by Anonymous
  6. Is it A or C

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    posted by Ben
  7. It's C 10,000%

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    posted by Haylee
  8. Can confirm c

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    posted by EYYYYY
  9. Its C. I had this question on my test and I got confused.

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    posted by Kamzi
  10. C
    B
    C
    1000000000000000000000000000000000000% CORRECT!!!

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    posted by ghnk
  11. Ghnk is wrong!!!! I just did the quiz it's c b b the last I'd chied not chided thank you.

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    posted by Jasy
  12. the real answers for this test is
    C
    B
    B

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    posted by Nachelle
  13. Nachelle, Thanks. you are right!!!

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    posted by Kelly
  14. d
    b
    b

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    posted by :*
  15. It is indeed
    C. To show how thoroughly odysseus men depende on him
    B. Whom
    B. Chide

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    posted by jaf
  16. yes!!!
    C
    B
    B
    1`00% CORRECT I PROMISE!!

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    posted by _ilovepink_24
  17. ^ the above is correct ^
    (°з°)

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    posted by Long-time Connexus User
  18. It was
    C.
    B.
    B.
    100%

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    posted by Anonymous
  19. to show how thoroughly Odysseus's...
    whom
    chide

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    posted by Google it
  20. It is C i just answered the question and it turned out to be C

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    posted by Random
  21. yes the real answers are c, b, b

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    posted by Ms. Columbia
  22. C
    B
    B
    %100

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    posted by Nolana
  23. Agreed C B B

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  24. cbb is right

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  25. Cut big boob
    ^ ^ ^

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    posted by Mr.Dicks
  26. CBB

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    posted by Mr.Dicks JR
  27. CBB = cult big boob

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    posted by Porn isn't the answer
  28. IT IS NOT B IT IS C IDK WHAT U GUYS ARE SAYING

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    posted by BenBars

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