Exploring The Theme Of Honor In Homer's Odyssey

130 Words1 Page
This example shows how honor is not necessarily one thing, but a combination of how one acts, treats others and handles situations. It is a reflection of how others see us and something that others determine. In the encounter with the Cyclops, Odysseus is seen as honorable by his men due to his actions. Rather than run away, he stays with his men and finds a solution to save them all. He does not put his life or value himself more than his men. We see this today, in situations such as when others stand up for someone being bullied or for an important cause. In both worlds, an emphasis is placed on honor because of how it affects others around you and how you are seen by the

More about Exploring The Theme Of Honor In Homer's Odyssey

Open Document