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Odysseus Character Analysis

Summary: In Homer's The Odyssey, the epic hero Odysseus possesses several exemplary and heroic qualities that enable him to withstand his grueling trek across the Mediterranean Sea. Although he makes foolish mistakes on account of his pride and his love of women, which prolong his voyage, Odysseus' intelligence, cunning, leadership, and bravery compensate for the evils within him and enable him in the end to withstand any opponent.
"Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy. Many cities of men he saw and learned their minds, may pains he suffered, heartsick on the open sea, fighting to save his life and bring his comrades home." (Book 1, 1) Throughout the years, there have been numerous heroes in the world of reality and fiction. In The Odyssey, Homer, a Greek philosopher and author, created the story of a hero named Odysseus, who fights in the Trojan War and endures a long and difficult journey back home to Ithaca. As an Epic hero, Odysseus possesses several exemplary and heroic qualities that benefited him along his arduous voyage at sea. Concurrently, he also possesses less admirable characteristics that were impediments to his journey. Odysseus has brain and brawn; he is...

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