Character Traits Of Odysseus As An Epic Hero

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Odysseus went through a lot of adventures. And through good and bad time he almost always is getting out of the situation. Through all the adventures he showed an “Epic Hero Trait” and that is clever. He always makes a plan or decides something important. He got through the Sirens, Scylla, Charybdis, and now even his own home. He was clever putting beeswax in there (crew) ears. And this was clever because if didn’t do this the Sirens were to sing and there singing is a song that if heard they will be forced on her island. So they were going to dock. At her island and they weren’t trying to go there. Also with Scylla the 8 legged monster. Odysseus was clever there because what if he told them what she goes, she was going take 6 men. They were going to jump out the boat to get away but he said “I told them nothing, as they could do nothing” which is true so he was very clever with his words.…show more content…
He could either go through Scylla and Charybdis. And he choose Scylla cause if he chosen Charybdis they were all going to die. So he made a clever decision to take the Scylla way. And that only toke 6 of his crew members. So now you know why think that Odysseus epic hero trait was clever. He made important choices (ex. “I carried was along the line, and laid it thick on their ears, also when he told them nothing, as they could nothing, and when he picked to go through the Scylla way and only take 6 men lives than going through Charybdis and them all dying). The epic hero trait of Odysseus is that he is clever and has exceptional knowledge because of what he has done before he went to Ithaca and while there too he is being
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