Read the excerpt from the odyssey. then, his chores being all dispatched, he caught another brace of men to make his breakfast, and whisked away his great door slab to let his sheep go through—but he, behind, reset the stone as one would cap a quiver. the use of the epic simile in this excerpt readers understand that— they cyclops has eaten another bunch of odysseus men. odysseus and his men are still trapped inside the cave. the enormous stone is easily and routinely moved my the giant cyclops the cyclops takes his sheep out to pasture with him in the mornings
Odysseus and his men are still trapped inside the cave.
The cyclops had removed the stone at first, but once he got his sheep he again sealed the exit, in which they were trapped inside the cave once more.
C) the enormous stone is easily and routinely moved by the giant Cyclops.
Explanation: A simile is a figure of speech that consists in making a comparison between elements that aren't obviously related, this comparison is made using the words "like" and "as." In the given excerpt from "The Odyssey" we can see an example of a simile in the sentence "but he, behind, reset the stone as one would cap a quiver" this simile shows how the enormous stone is easily and routinely moved by the giant Cyclops.
C. the enormous stone is easily and routinely moved by the giant Cyclops.
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The answer is B.) The stone to a quiver.
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The enormous stone is easily and routinely moved by the giant Cyclops.
The epic simile that is used in this excerpt is the one that compares the enormous stone to a cap, and the way the Cyclops moves it to the way one would cap a quiver. This implies that the Cyclops finds moving the stone to be a very easy and mundane task, and that the stone is easily and routinely moved by the giant Cyclops.
The two things which are being compared in the above epic simile is:
the stone to a quiver
The use of the epic simile in the above excerpt helps the readers to understand that the enormous stone was comfortably and routinely moved by Cyclopes. The Cyclopes are giant and huge creatures who were blessed by the Gods for food for their living. They don't want any visitors to come to their place. When Cyclops noticed that Odysseus and his men had arrived at his land, he captured them in his cave and treated them in the most inhospitable manner. He was very huge and trapped Odysseus and his people in the cave with the help of a huge stone which only he was capable of moving it.