The Odyssey

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Telemachus Makes a Mistake

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Just before the attack on the suitors, Telemachus follows Ulysses's orders and fetches shields and weapons for himself, his father, Eumaeus, and Philoetius. However, he makes what mistake?

A

He takes too long gathering everything from the store room.

B

He loses heart and hides himself upstairs with Penelope.

C

He leaves the store room door open and Melanthius arms the suitors.

D

He trusts Melanthius to carry the weapons back to Ulysses.

E

He curses Jove who is insulted and sends a negative omen.