Compare And Contrast Odysseus And Percy Jackson A Hero

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Literary Heros For The Ages

A Hero. As Maya Angelou said, “I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for everyone”A hero like Percy Jackson, and Odysseus is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Two major literary characters have earned this title, Odysseus from The Odyssey by Homer and Percy Jackson from the Percy Jackson Series written by Rick Riordan. One can argue that Odysseus is the better hero compared to Percy Jackson, but it should also be said that Percy “The Prodigy” Jackson is more deserving of the title “Hero”.

Although many people believe that Odysseus in this generation is a hero because he valiant, strong and smart, one could also argue that he does everything for himself. To start off, odd Odysseus is brave.According to the text, “There was loud hiss as the burning wood pierced the watery membrane.”(Homer 27)While it is true that this shows that

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