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The Odyssey

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Ulysses Motivates his Men

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As Ulysses and his men approach Scylla and Charybdis, Ulysses says

"My friends," said I, "this is not the first time that we have been in danger, and we are in nothing like so bad a case as when the Cyclops shut us up in his cave; nevertheless, my courage and wise counsel saved us then, and we shall live to look back on all this as well."

How is Ulysses trying to motivate his men?

A

By appealing in their trust in his cunning.

B

By appealing to their sense of adventure.

C

By appealing to their desire for fame and fortune.

D

By appealing to their sense of faithfulness in the gods.

E

By appealing to their fear of his retaliation should they disobey orders.