Odyssey 2 Essay

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Odyssey A man named Odysseus was on his way to capture City of Troy. He kissed his wife and hugged her in his most love kind of way because of him leaving. He told her that if he was not to come before his son had become at the age of a man than that she, his wife, should get married again. When he was leaving, his child was just born. He hugged his mom and told her not to worry. He looked at his son and kissed him on the cheek and told him to take care of his mother in a sort of laughing matter. He went off with his men and started going towards City of Troy. They had a plan where they would make a horse, with them being inside of it and then giving the horse as a gift to the city. That is what they did and then at night when everyone was drunk and sleeping, Odysseus and his men got out of the Trojan Horse and then started killing them. They had taken over City of Troy and that was something that when people tried doing, but they would never return. He did this and then when he was about to leave he was told by the Water that he would not ever return home because of such a thing he did. He would be sailed out into the sea but never return home again. Odysseus was astonished by this and was angered. He screamed out for the Water and started getting more and more mad. He told his men they had to start leaving anyhow. They were sailing for five years when they came on to an island that they thought they might be able to find food there. They found this humongous cave with this humongous bed and humongous pieces of cheese. They all started to eat the cheese and laying down in the bed. Then suddenly they heard footsteps coming towards them. Very loud ones as if it was an aftershock from an earthquake. Then Odysseus told his men to stand still and not to make a move. Next thing that happened was a One Eyed Giant came and then asked them what they were doing in his cave. He told them that that was his food and his bed and his cave. Odysseus explained to him that they came here for a visit to find food and also to give him a present. The One Eyed Giant grabbed one of the men and ate them up and then the blood from the body started gushing out as if it was a small plaza waterfall. The One Eyed Giant laughed in horror and Odysseus tried to calm him down from all of this. He said they came to give him stuff. Then all of a sudden one of the men started playing their flute and then the One Eyed Giant started to sleep little by little. Then they had to get a way to get out of the cave, but they couldn't because of the cave being locked on the inside by a huge rock that was a shape of a wheel. Then Odysseus had an idea. He said he would get a stick and sharpen it and then stick it into his eye and when he starts crying he will try to tell his parents by leaving the cave and then Odysseus and his men leaving the cave. They sharpened the stick and then Odysseus got on top of the One Eyed Giant and then Odysseus jumped up and landed on the giant's eye with the...

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