Sinbad - ENGL 2111 World Literature November 17, 2009 The...

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ENGL 2111 World Literature November 17, 2009 The Thousand and One Nights; the Third and the Fourth Voyage Q1. Sinbad describes the inhabitants of the Mountains of Apes as ape-like creatures, ugliest of beasts and with a terrifying appearance covered with hair like black felt. He says that they are small in size, have black faces with yellow eyes and no one understands their language nor knows who they are for they shun the society of men (third voyage page 1586). Q2. After the serpent had devoured his friend, Sinbad thought of throwing himself into the sea and deliver himself from the world, because he knew the serpent would be back for him, but he could not do it. So to prevent the serpent from swallowing him he tied to himself wide pieces of wood from every side. He tied a wide piece crosswise to his feet, tied two similar ones to his right side and to the left and to his chest and finally tied another, very wide and long cross wise to his head. When he was finished he threw himself on the ground so that the wood can enclose
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