Odyssey Essay | Odysseus: A Man of Astounding Heroism

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Odysseus: A Man of Astounding Heroism

Summary: Odysseus displays many acts of bravery, wisdom and leadership in the epic poem "The Odyssey" by Homer. He shows these qualities in his voyage from Ithaca to Troy, in fending off suitors, in protecting his men from the Sirens, and in befriending the Cyclops.
In the epic poem "The Odyssey", written by Homer, many acts of heroism were demonstrated. Odysseus was the character that portrayed many of them. There were many situations that would have been nearly impossible to escape if not for his brilliant plans and upstanding qualities. It was these qualities that helped him complete his twenty-year journey from Ithaca to Troy, and back to Ithaca. Throughout The Odyssey there are many examples of bravery, wisdom, and leadership shown in Odysseus that prove he is a hero.

Take the trait of bravery for instance. In lines 1250-1373, Odysseus takes on the suitors that were trying to marry his wife. Despite the obvious dangers of being killed by all of the men, Odysseus' bravery enabled him to fight all of them. In turn, they were defeated due to his daring and strong fight against them. Another time...

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