“No more seafaring/homeward for these, no sweet day of return;” May 12, 2011Posted by equinson in : Mythology, Odyssey , trackback
A two parter! First, was Odysseus right not to tell his men about the decision to sail toward Scylla? What would have happened if he had told them everything? Second, What does Eurylochus say to persuade Odysseus’ men to slaughter and eat the cattle of Helios? Why is Odysseus unable to prevent them? Do members of the crew deserve their punishment for killing the cattle? Be sure to use many text-based details to support your answer and respond to at least one other comment in this thread.