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In Book 9 of The Odyssey, what convention of the epic is Homer using in the following passage? "As a blacksmith plunges an axe or hatchet into cold water to temper it…it makes a great hiss as he does so, even thus did the Cyclops' eye hiss round the beam of olive wood..." A. Allusion B. Epic simile C. Epithet D. Invocation

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