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The Odyssey

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Ulysses' Men Weep

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After encountering the Laestrygonians in Book X, Ulysses explores the surroundings at their next stop.
What is the most likely reason that Ulysses' men weep when he reports that they are on an island and he saw smoke rising from the middle of it?

A

They abhor islands.

B

They are afraid of a wildfire.

C

They are relieved someone lives nearby.

D

They are afraid of meeting another dangerous being.

E

They hoped Ulysses would spy a treasure.