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The Odyssey

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"O Queen"

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When Ulysses first speaks to Nausicaa he calls her "O queen" because

A

He is so tired he is hallucinating and does not realize who it is

B

He thinks she is the queen of the Phaeacians

C

He wants to both respect and flatter her so she will help him

D

He wants to seem silly and simple so that she will not feel threatened

E

He believes she is a goddess and does not want to offend her