The definition of hero varies among people but, in my definition of a Hero is a person who is able to achieve the difficult task regardless of the resistance of society or sacrificing themselves in risky situations. A hero is not a person who is easily scared, gives up easily and selfish. In my opinion, when people are described as “hero” we neglect their bad behaviors, but this doesn’t imply to every hero we should be aware of such things because we all have our own flaws.
Having certain characteristics give the status of a person to be a hero. the characteristics is stated by personality tutor (2012) wisdom, loyalty, perseverance, fortitude, humble, responsible, Intrepidity, compassion including many other characteristics. A hero doesn’t always have to have these …show more content…
He was very determined to get back to his home despite facing obstacles such as losing the whole crew to a sea monster, when it comes to leadership he cared about the well-being of his crew furthermore, had many plans to return home when he returned home Athena who’s a goddess decided to turn him into an old man he didn’t immediately jumped to his wife or son he was more concerned about the suitors who invaded his palace wanting to marry the queen Penelope because her husband didn’t return from war assuming Odysseus died. Learning from mistakes and showing great personal development is the reason I chose Odysseus as a hero.
All in all, heroes have been a huge impact on the world ever since the human existence, it differs from each person thus different characteristics can be described for a person to be a