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  • Second Part Of The Poem Odysseus
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    Odysseus heroism The journey in Homer's tragic poem involves a test which will prove whether the main character, Odysseus, is worthy of achieving his goal. To be worthy is to posses the qualities of a hero, such as strength, courage, faith, intelligence, politeness, hospitality, respect for the gods and attachment to his family. During his journey, Odysseus faces many obstacles, such as sexual temptations, Poseidon's storms, and his companions' foolish acts, but at the end he is able to overcome...
  • Example Of Odysseus's Discipline
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    The Odyssey, by Homer, is about Odysseus, the king of Ithaca. Odysseus fights in the Trojan War and wins. He travels towards Ithaca but does not reach it because he is not in favor of Poseidon, god of the sea, who prevents his return. For many years, Odysseus wanders the seas and has many adventures. Meanwhile, suitors attempt to marry Penelope, Odysseus' wife, but she remains faithful to her husband. The gods pity Odysseus and assist in his safe return to Ithaca. Odysseus' personal qualities of...
  • Odysseus Intelligence
    446 words
    Most people hear the word hero and think of the stereotypical individual with an incredible appearance, outlandish brawn, and a smile to die for. This is not always accurate; some of the most legendary heroes from Greek mythology take advantage of many other traits. Loyalty, craftiness, intelligence, and keen observational skills are needed to escalate a hero's stature. In 'name of book'; reflects both heroes with assumed features and elevated characteristics of a true hero. Oddyse demonstrates ...
  • Odysseus Intelligence
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    The Odyssey: An Epic By Homer What do you consider to be a hero What traits should a hero have My hero is Odysseus. In The Odyssey by Homer, Odysseus proves to be a true epic hero through his intelligence, bravery, and loyalty. One way that Odysseus uses his intelligence is to help his men. For instance, He puts beeswax in all of his crew's ears when passing the Sirens. The epic states Going forward I carried wax along the line, and laid it thick on their ears (Homer 706). This helps them get pa...
  • Odysseus A Wonderful Leader
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    The owner of a show horse has many tasks to keep her horse fit and beautiful. She must spend time cleaning, stroking, and combing his hair to keep its gleaming shine. She must make good choices time after time for her horse, allowing him to be in his best condition. She must also train with him day after day and spend hours after hours with her baby, giving him her unconditional love. Like the dedicated owner to her horse, Odysseus shows wonderful leadership skills towards his men with his wily ...

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