Odysseus Essay | A Comparison of Odysseus and George W. Bush

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A Comparison of Odysseus and George W. Bush

Summary: The character Odysseus of Greek mythology and U.S. President George W. Bush exhibit the same qualties all heroes have: Courage, strength, concern for children, and ordinary flaws all humans possess.
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; these traits seems awfully similar to an ordinary person. After reading the tale of the Odyssey, heroes back then proved no different, as well as our modern heroes today. Two heroes of different time periods, living two different paths, know what it takes to be a leader; both George W. Bush and Odysseus will soon surprisingly reveal that no matter how they handle a situation, their heroic traits are closely related.

In the Odyssey, the hero Odysseus exemplifies qualities and traits reflected as the highest ideals in the Ancient Greek culture. Odysseus has the defining characteristics of a hero: strength, courage, nobility, a thirst for glory, and confidence in his...

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