Cattle of the Sun God
Odysseus and his crew land on the stormy island where Helios lives.
Odysseus tells his crew not mess with the sun god's heifers
1 month passes
His crew becomes hungry
they have exhausted all their resources
Odysseus prays in solitude to the gods to save him and his crew
Eurylochus tells his crew starving to death is the worst way to die
Odysseus's crew decides to cut off pieces of the cows for sacrifice
This happens while he is sleeping
Odysseus wakes up and finds that his men killed the cattle for sacrifice
He asks gods how they could let him sleep through this
Odysseus goes to Helios and says that his men killed his cattle
Helios screams out to the gods to punish Odysseus's men
Zeus then drives a cloud of stormy weather .................. TO BE CONTINUED!!!!!!!!
IMAGERY: In the small hours of the third watch, when stars that shone out in the first dusk of evening had gone down to their setting.
IMAGERY: A giant wind blew from heaven, and clouds driven by Zeus shrouded land and sea in a night of storm, So just as dawn with fingertips of rose touched the windy world.
Diction: Solitude- alone with no one
Diction: Insidious- crafty and betrayal
Diction: Contrived- Devised