Examples Of Human Flaws In The Odyssey

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The Greek’s viewed man’s character as flawed. The sum of a man’s human traits is defined as human nature. Human nature is the reason for the evils and the flaws of this mortal life. In The Odyssey, the main character Odysseus constantly demonstrated these flaws while on his journey. He continually struggled on his journey and through life. He struggled with his arrogance, pride, and vengeance, and seemed to be weighed down by the never ending power struggle of nature versus mankind. He did things to make the gods mad, yet at other times he tried to appease the gods. At the end of his journey it seemed that Odysseus had figured things out, but he was still not perfect and would never be in life. His arrogance, pride, and vengeance still

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