Ideal Men In The Odyssey

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In all societies and eras there are characteristics of a 'perfect' person, male or female. In The Odyssey by Homer, Penelope and Odysseus represent the Greek's ideal man and woman. Some of their characteristics many people still look up to today. Differences continue to become more noticeable. In Homer's The Odyssey, there are many similarities and differences of the ideal man and woman that societies have today. In The Odyssey, Homer depicts Odysseus as the most exemplary male in his era. He was a strong, determined, and courageous leader; characteristics which men considered ideal both then and now. Odysseus led his crew through many obstacles on his journey. He made good decisions on behalf of his men and warned them of dangers headed

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