Odyssey Essay | Book IX of "The Odyssey"

This student essay consists of approximately 1 page of analysis of Book IX of "The Odyssey".
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Book IX of "The Odyssey"

Summary: Provides an explanation of Book IX including personal feelings towards characters.
Book 9 shows Odysseus slyness at its best. Odysseus and his men then sail through the dark night and land in a place filled with rough and uncivilized race of one-eyed giants. After eating a meal of wild goats captured on an island, they cross to the mainland. On the land they immediately found a cave full of sheep as well as crates of milk and cheese. The crew recommends Odysseus take some of the food and run, but, to him and his crew's disadvantage, he decides to remain. Polyphemus, the son of Poseidon returns to his cave. Polyphemus demonstrates hospitality at first, but he soon turns aggressive. He consumes two of Odysseus's men on the spot and imprisons Odysseus and the rest in his cave for upcoming meals. Odysseus knows only Polyphemus is strong enough to move the rock that he has placed across the...

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