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The Odyssey

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The Suitors Continue to Plot

ODYSSY-DJKELF

While beggar Ulysses talks to the loyal Eumaeus and Philoetius, the suitors plot to murder Telemachus. This juxtaposition serves to

A

create more suspense as the final conflict approaches.

B

further develop Eumaeus' motivations.

C

resolve the final parts of the narrative.

D

add more layers to Ulysses' complicated personality.

E

cast doubt onto Penelope's intentions.