Odyssey Essay | Odysseus: the Great Greek Hero

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Odysseus.
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Odysseus: the Great Greek Hero

Summary: Analyzes Homers epic story, "The Odyssey". Examines the character of Odysseus and his credentials as an epic hero. Provides samples from the text in support of the thesis.
In Webster's English Dictionary, a hero is described as a person of exceptional bravery or a person admired for superior qualities and achievements. A hero can be a person who saves lives, helps others, or a person who stands up to someone or something, who the person has no chance against. In Homers, "The Odyssey" Odysseus is recognized as a hero because he has done many things to earn this respect. Odysseus has used his intelligence to save his men from Cyclops and the sirens, his courageousness to save his men from Circe and the sirens, and he also shows responsibility towards his men when he saves them from Circe and Cyclops. Odysseus is recognized as a hero as he illustrates intelligence, bravery, and responsibility.

Odysseus is considered one of the great Greek heroes and one of those reasons is his cleverness. Odysseus wisely tricked...

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