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Odyssey Allusion

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Walden

What is the intended effect of the Odyssey allusion in line 35?

A

To imply that we will always be subject to our temptations.

B

To imply that we are capable of mastering our temptations.

C

To imply that everyone makes mistakes, but it’s not too late.

D

To imply that people tend to let their arrogance get in the way.

E

To imply that conformity ties us all down like slaves.