Odysseus Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Odysseus.

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691 words, approx. 3 pages
An epic hero is a person who is renowned throughout the world, who is admired a great deal for his accomplishments and characteristics and considered to have incredible powers; thus, respected signifi... Read more
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Odysseus's many triumphs repeatedly reveal his heroic nature. Though gore and violence often aid in his success, a kind, noble, and gentle side occasionally peeks through his rambunctious spirit. ... Read more
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Until the beginning of this century, heroes have lived with the same traits up till today. Through three millenniums, heroes still make mistakes, misdeem, and sometime lie to keep themselves on top; ... Read more
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The Greeks had an oral tradition that was transferred generation by generation with poems. These poems were not based on random stories. They were based on history and current events of the time. The ... Read more
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Achilles Odysseus Homer's two central heroes, Odysseus and Achilles, are in many ways differing manifestations of the same themes. While Achilles' character is almost utterly consistent in his ra... Read more
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"Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy. Many cities of men he saw and learned their minds, may p... Read more