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    three words that describe Odysseus. The readers of his adventure learn that he is intelligent and always has a plan. In “The Odyssey”‚ Odysseus is seen preparing‚ Leading the win at Troy‚ and fearing nothing. His amazing skills show his heroism in the poem. Odysseus is a hero because of his leadership‚ bravery‚ and his planning. Odysseus is a hero because of his leadership. Odysseus led his men out of the Cyclopes cave and chose to go home instead of being immortal. Odysseus and his men were stuck

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    Odysseus‚ a hero? What comes to mind when we think of a hero? Generally‚ we think a hero is someone with some super powers‚ and has the ability to save the world. The Odyssey‚ by Homer‚ a Greek mythical epic‚ includes Odysseus‚ someone who would be considered a hero‚ by what bravery he had shown. But as his life and the epic progresses‚ almost every time Odysseus faces a difficulty‚ he chooses to do the right thing‚ yet his pride and selfishness always get in the way‚ bringing him down and

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    poem by Homer (translated by Robert Fitzgerald) has many various themes woven throughout the story. One of my personal favorites is: falling into temptation will take you farther back than your starting point. You can see this theme portrayed as Odysseus struggles to find his home but when tempted stays to long with Circe. Or as they are almost home to Ithika and Odysseus’s crew opens the sack of winds. Also when they land on the island of the sun god and though they were told not to‚ eat some of

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    meaning luck favors the brave. Has odysseus ensured his survival‚ ors he flawed and lucky. The Odyssey is about a man‚ Odysseus‚ who must overcome obstacles to arrive to his home‚ Ithaca‚ From Troy. Odysseus is flawed and lucky man‚ as evidenced by his encounters with Polyphemus‚ the cyclops‚ the sirens and their temptations‚ and fear of when he visits the Underworld. Odysseus shows that he is a flawed and lucky man when he encounters Polyphemus‚ the cyclops. Odysseus shows he is flawed and lucky because

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    The Great Odysseus In the poem‚ The Odyssey‚ by Homer‚ 3 strong character traits of Odysseus‚ the main character‚ are demonstrated. Homer makes all of these traits very clear‚ they can be qualified as good or bad traits. Homer displays these traits constantly but in different ways. In other words‚ his weakness hurt him but his quick thinking would help him. Odysseus’ arrogant attitude could either be considered a good trait or a bad trait. Odysseus‚ the main character of The Odyssey by Homer demonstrates

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    Odysseus and Oedipus Reflection #3 The Odyssey and Oedipus the King are two examples of epic poems in Greek literature. The main characters in both epic poems confront many obstacles in their destiny and overcome them with great effort. They both face their destiny with hardships and courage. The Odyssey was written by Greek poet‚ Homer. In The Odyssey‚ Odysseus fought a war against the city of Troy and was victorious. He was then held captive by the nymph Calypso for twenty years. During the

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    the odyssey if were actually watching it eventhough that the teacher already taught it . it seems that the students not only enjoying watching it but the same time learning. moreover‚ I can say that The Odyssey is an enjoyable story following King Odysseus’ adventures during the ten years he spent returning from the Trojan War to Ithaca‚ Greece.There were many differences between this version in movie of The Odyssey and Homer’s original story. In the movie they include the facts that encounters with

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    the command of ? Agamemnon 3. Who was the subject of the –Odyssey? Odysseus Odysseus: A Hero In Trouble 1. Why is Odysseus different? He is a hero in trouble. 2. Write ten facts about the Odyssey as far as Odysseus’s life ? - great soldier in the war. - People of his home lacked of respect fr him. - He married Penelope - Penelope and Odyssey’s had a son - He was only a toddler when Odysseus left for war. - Odysseus did not want to go to war - But he was obligated under treaty to

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    Leadership Skills Good leaders inspire those who follow with words as well as actions. There are‚ however‚ not perfect and sometimes make poor decisions. In The Odyssey‚ Odysseus‚ being human‚ sometimes makes errors in judgment and puts himself and his men in danger. In Homer’s classic epic‚ The Odyssey‚ Odysseus demonstrates characteristics of both an effective and ineffective leader. An example of Odysseus’s effective leadership would be his ability to think ahead‚ for

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    Odysseus In The Odyssey‚ Odysseus breaks Homers’ rule of characters not changing by going from a glory-seeking leader with a big mouth‚ to being a home-seeking leader that is patient. Odysseus has all the Homeric characteristics that define a leader. He has nobility‚ strength‚ courage‚ and a sharp intellect. Odysseus‚ along with every other hero‚ also has a few bad traits. He likes to linger around in one place for too long‚ his pride and ego are too big‚ and he wants glory so much he loses sight

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