Odyssey Essay | Odysseus' Qualifications as an Epic Hero

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Odysseus' Qualifications as an Epic Hero

Summary: Essay discusses if the character of Odysseus, from "The Odyssey" by Homer qualifies as an epic hero. Also examines almost all of the necessary facts that make Odysseus an epic hero.
In the modern world, generally heroes are defined as people who strive or sacrifice themselves for what's right. Some examples that are commonly accepted of such people are firefighters, champion Olympic contestants who have gained glory for his nation, and victorious soldiers who have just returned from the frontiers. However, there is a type of hero that mostly occurs in a plot, meaning supposedly designed for entertainment. That is an epic hero. An epic hero is basically a hero who reflects the ideals and values of a nation or race, meaning the prerequisite is the qualification of a hero. An epic hero's adventures are depicted in a long narrative poem, the epic, that portrays the past not historically but imaginarily. An excellent example of an epic hero would be Odysseus, the protagonist of The Odyssey by Homer, for his character, as well as his...

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