Attractiveness In Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

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Both Odysseus and I have shown cleverness in hard situations that have brought out that cleverness. Homer portrays Odysseus as a man of mind over muscle, although he has enormous strength, he always tries to find a way to get his enemies to make a mistake and exploit it. One such example is when he gets trapped in the cave with Polyphemus and two of his men get eaten. Instead of trying to fight out of anger and his first impulse of “drawing the sharp sword…to stab him,” he thought about the fact that there would be no one to move the boulder for him. As an alternative, Odysseus tricks Polyphemus into letting them free by wounding his only eye with a hot stick and drawing upon all his wits by sneaking out of the cave on the bellies of the sheep.Although,

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