Hercules had the quality of oversized emotions, this interfered with his every day life and often caused him trouble. Due to Hera’s jealousy,she mad hercules go mad during this rage Hercules killed hie entire family. He went to become purifies after this and was willing to do what ever task was placed infant of him.” he went willing and ready to do anything that would make him pure again”(171). on another occasion Hercules’ s huge display of emotions caused him to battle death. when Hercules went to visit his friend,Admetus, he was unaware that his Admetus’s wife had just died, so Hercules drank, ate and partook in merry making until a servant told him the conditions of the house. Guilt over came him at once and he made the rash decision to bring Admetus spouse back from the dead. Death and Hercules fought and Hercules eventually succeeded in bring his friend wife back from the dead. “‘ It is your wife I fought death for her and made him give her back.”’ Hercules’s over-sized emotions proved him to be a great hero because they magnified the proper and strength in which he did things and this caused him to prevail.
Bravery was a key trait that ensured Hercules' to be a great hero. Hercules on his way back from...saved a poor maiden who was to be eaten by a sea monster.” At troy he rescued a maiden who was to be eaten by a sea monster.” During the twelve labors Hercules encountered a creature that was extremely difficult to kill, the hydra, whose head would grow back as one was chopped... [continues]
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