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Read the following passage from the Odyssey, in which the Cyclops has captured Odysseus and his men:
"You are a ninny,
or else you come from the other end of nowhere,
telling me, mind the gods! We Cyclopes
care not a 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.”
From this passage, the reader is most likely to determine that the Cyclops

a)has no intention of letting Odysseus and all of his men go.
b)plans to eat Odysseus and all of his men.
c)is very intelligent and is also a trickster.
d)is more powerful than Zeus or any other god

Choice A

Read the following passage from the Odyssey:
Cyclopes have no muster and no meeting,
no consultation or old tribal ways,
but each one dwells in his own mountain cave
dealing out rough justice to wife and child,
indifferent to what the others do….
In this description, what ancient Greek cultural value does Odysseus imply that the Cyclopes lack?
a)ambition to achieve success
b)artistic and literary talent
c)structured life in a well-organized society
d)loyalty to the gods

Choice C????

How does Penelope’s sense of devotion and faithfulness affect plot events in the Odyssey?
a)She is undecided about which suitor to select, causing multiple suitors to court her.
b)She devises an archery contest as a celebration, causing many men to enter the contest and hope to win.
c)She weeps at night over the loss of her husband, causing the people to pity her.
d)She utilizes a variety of methods to avoid her suitors, causing the archery contest.
Choice D?

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  1. I think you're right on all three.

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  2. the 1st and 3rd gota be right..

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  3. im pretty sure 1 and 3 are right, but number 2 is c

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