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The Odyssey

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Wine for Cyclops

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In Book IX, what is ironic about serving the Cyclops the special wine?

A

The wine was being saved for Ulysses beautiful wife, not a giant monster.

B

It shows Polyphemus the same level of respect as any other host Ulysses has had during his journey.

C

It appeases his anger, but was meant to appease the anger of a god.

D

It shows off Ulysses wealth and power, which does not matter in this situation.

E

It was meant as a special gift for a host, but now it is being used to trick this host.