The Odyssey

What characteristics lead odysseus to put his men in danger?

during "land of the cyclopes"

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He was rash when he shouted out his real name to the cyclops. I think this was an excess of pride or hubris that puts his men in danger. By telling Polyphemus his name, Odysseus puts his petty mortal anger against Poseidon’s divine vengeance.