Odysseus displays the essential traits of an epic hero: strength, nobility, confidence, courage, and the love of glory. He gains fame through his intellect and cunning. Same as with all other heroes, Odysseus possesses pride, which causes him to do really stupid things. He refused to honor or thanks the gods for their help and direction in his journey. When Odysseus could not get home to …show more content…
We could not win any battle. I somehow realized that even we forget to thank God for His blessings He had given to us, He still manage to guide and help us in our life. God is really amazing!
Odysseus taught me perseverance; to have courage and not giving up in facing whatever struggle comes in my life. Despite of many obstacles and challenges he faces, Odysseus never gives up. He uses his intelligence to outwit those who try to ensnare him. From the very beginning of the movie, Odysseus shows his determination by escaping the grips of Calypso and other gods and goddesses. Just like in our everyday life. We are being exposed to life full of pressures and problems, but still, we always manage to welcome tomorrows with great smiles in our face. Life without thrills and challenges is spelled B-O-R-I-N-G.
Another moral I learned from the movie is loyalty. Even though Odysseus sometimes falters and some of his decisions have negative consequences, his allegiance, love for his wife and desire to return Ithaca never wanes. Further, when Penelope, who waits faithfully for 20 years for her husband's return. Another example is Telemachus, who stands by his father against the suitors of his mother. Odysseus' old nurse, Eurycleia, remains loyal to Penelope and Odysseus. Eumaeus, the swineherd, and Philoetius, the cowherd, are exemplary in their loyalty to their master and his