An Analysis Of Odysseus In Homer's The Odyssey

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Let's face it, in The Odyssey, there are some things that are questionable. What I am going to be

telling you today is something I believe (as far as you know). Here are three reasons that Odysseus

is not a hero.

First of all, he is unfaithful to his wife. He cheats on her with Circe. Seriously, there was no reason

he had to go and do that! She didn't say, "Sleep with me and I'll send you home." Ugh, Odysseus,

you are nasty. What's he gonna do if Penelope finds out? Secondly, he makes some pretty bad choices. Greed leads to the attack on the Cicones, and he loses

half of his ships. Foolish curiosity leads him to investigate the cave of the Cyclops where he loses 6

men. Failure to tell his men what's in the bag of winds causes

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