Odyssey Essay | Analysis of Main Characters in The Odyssey

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Analysis of Main Characters in The Odyssey

Summary: Examines the epic, The Odyssey by Homer. Discusses the main characters Odysseus, Achilles, Poseidon, Antinoos, Telemachus, Iros, and Melanthius. Describes how Homer uses fame to exploit each characters true motive.
In society today, people crave for fame just like the characters in The Odyssey. Webster's New World Dictionary defines fame as the condition of being well known or much talked about. Homer uses fame to exploit each characters true motive. These characters include: Odysseus, Achilles, Poseidon, Antinoos, Telemachus, Iros, and Melanthius.

The main character, Odysseus, shows fame when he comes up with the idea of the wooden horse. After returning Helen to her husband, the Greeks then sailed home. Odysseus was not only thrilled to see his wife, but he was looking forward to the response of his people because he was the one that came up with idea of hiding the Greeks in the massive wooden horse. This brings up the next point, Odysseus begins to weep when Demidocus sings of Troy. King Alcinous then realizes that he must have been hero...

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