The definition of courage is the ability to do something that frightens one or strength in The face of pain or grief. The story of Romeo and Juliet and the Odyssey both show representations of courage. Courage is something that some people do not have but the two stories are an exception. Both stories show have obstacles in which to get through them someone would have to be strong even when they are scared.
In both stories Romeo and Juliet and the odyssey all of the characters were willing to put their lives on the line and go through pain, they were also willing to do frightening things. Both stories use different types of courage but both stories end up doing something and not doing it for themselves. Romeo and Juliet kill themselves and Odysseus puts his self danger for others.
In the Odyssey the character Odysseus shows courage many times. On Odysseus whole adventure he has to do many things that can be “frightening”. One example of Odysseus doing a courageous thing is when he went in the underworld alone to talk to find out about and his crew’s future. Going into the underworld seemed very frightening but even though Odysseus new it would be risky he still did it. By doing things that are frightening this shows Odysseus’s courageousness.
In the story Romeo and Juliet both characters show that they have courage. They show that no matter what, they will do whatever it takes to stay together. Two examples of both of the main characters being courageous is when Romeo lets kills himself and puts himself in pain for Juliet. Juliet shows courage by drinking a poison just so she can be with Romeo and she risks her life for him. Both Romeo and Juliet did very frightening and painful things that shows they are courageous.
Romeo and Juliet are both willing to kill there selves for each other. They are also willing to put there selves in pain for each other. In the odyssey, Odysseus is willing to put his self in danger for his crew and to get