The Character Of Odysseus In The Odyssey

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Every story needs a hero. In the Odyssey, the characters face challenge after challenge and they had a leader that helped them overcome every obstacle. Odysseus was this leader and he is considered the hero of the story. He is considered the hero because of how he handled the situation with Polyphemus. His journey was dangerous and hard but he persevered through it and was able to overcome every obstacle that was put in his way. The encounter with Polyphemus was one of the defining moments where Odysseus truly become a hero. When Odysseus first landed on the island of Polyphemus him and his crewmates were very curious about what might be on the island. The crew explored the island and they found their way into the cyclops, Polyphemus, cave.

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