Adventures of Ulysses

Ulysses and the Cyclopes was a very interesting adventure because they needed food and Ulysses and the crew knew how dangerous the Cyclopes were. The food Ulysses and the crew were going after for was goat because there was an abundance of goat on the Cyclopes’ island. The crew and Ulysses were walking up the hill looking for food when they saw and smelled goats roasting on a fire in a cave. So the crew ran up the hill into the cave and started to feast on the roasted goat. Last that they knew, they didn’t expect a trap, there was nobody inside of the cave but there was. Right when they started to feast, the cave entrance closed shut behind them. The Cyclopes came in and asked who the leader was and Ulysses said, “Nobody is my name.” So the cyclopes said that he would save him for last, but Ulysses gave him a gift of undiluted wine and he passed out drunk. Ulysses had an idea and told the remaining crew that was not eaten to hold down the Cyclopes’ arms and legs. Ulysses had the idea of heating the sword up till it was red burning hot and sticking the sword into the Cyclopes’s eye. Once Ulysses stuck the sword in the eye, the Cyclopes woke up screaming looking for Ulysses. The other Cyclopes heard him screaming and came to the cave to see what was wrong. The other Cyclopes asked who stuck the sword in his eye and the Cyclopes said Nobody did it. The other Cyclopes left thinking nobody did it and that he did it to himself. Ulysses and his crew ran out and the Cyclopes heard and ran after them. The crew and Ulysses got to the ship but when they did the Cyclopes cursed the ship and threw boulders at the ship.The adventure of Ulysses and Circe is quite weird to me because she turned his crew into pigs while he was back on the ship waiting for them. Some of Ulysses crew went up to her mansion while he stayed on the ship waiting. The crew that left the ship then went to her mansion and Circe gave them a feast of common food that they had. They…