Lastly, he and all of his men escape the cave by strapping themselves to the bottom of sheep, so Polyphemus cannot find them (The Cyclops). All of these things that he did to make sure his crew had a safe escape shows his cleverness. He used his head and the limited resources he had, which makes him a hero. Another time he shows cleverness is when he creates a plan to get rid of the suitors, instead of just barging in to see his wife and family (“Twenty years gone, and I am back again…”). Odysseus knew that if he went back without a plan, the suitors would just kill him.
So, how does Yossarian fit into any of these categories? Yossarian is definitely not a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability, but he does have some of the qualities in the second definition. He is courageous, brave, and sometimes moral. There are many types of heroes. As J.S. Morin states in his article “7 types of heroes” there is the perfect hero, the misfit, the grizzled old-timer, the everyman, the anti-hero, the prodigy, and the un-hero.
Odysseus And The Kraken My men were exhausted , From fighting Polyphemuüs the Cyclops. We were ready to leave the island, until Polyphemus came out of his cave. I knowing that the beast was angry, I thought to myself and Decided to make the beast even angrier.
Odysseus was trying to go back home to go to his family and friends and become the king again in his throne as he deserves. Odysseus was treated like a hero when he, came back from his journey because he fought his way back home just like a hero and a good warrior. Odysseus, also was the king in Ithaca he was ruling there until he left and left his son in charged. Another reason that he is a hero that he left his throne, so he can go and defend his people.
Throughout Book 22, Achilles tries again and again to chase down and kill Hector, and is finally able to do so. Before he actually kills Hector, he tells him “I wish my stomach would let me cut off you flesh in strips and eat it raw for what you’ve done to me” (Iliad, Book 22, 384-86). Shortly after Achilles allows the Greeks to stand around and continually stab the corpse of Hector. However, not even this brutality satisfied Achilles. Eventually, he ended up completely disgracing Hector’s dead body in front of all of Troy, tying him up to a chariot and dragging him around, being “defiled in his own native land” (Iliad, Book 22, 449).
When Odysseus yells out his real name to the Cyclops, as Odysseus and his crew of men were trying to escape the cave of the Cyclops “Cyclops-if any man on the face of the earth should ask you who blinded you, shamed you so,-say Odysseus raider of cities” (Homer, 21) Odysseus can be rather arrogant at times. Odysseus did not want the credit of stabbing a Cyclops in the eye go to “Nobody”. So, he told Polyphemus his real name. Odysseus wanted everyone to that it was he who took down the mighty Cyclops. However, like many other heroes, they are not perfect all the time.
Odysseus and his men had gotten stuck in Polyphemus’s cave with no way out and unluckily for them, this cyclops liked to snack on men. Odysseus needed to think of a way to get them out of there and fast before they all became lunch to Polyphemus. Odysseus’s plan was to offer him wine and to get on his good side before he had gotten drowsy and went to bed. After the cyclops had fallen asleep, Odysseus started putting his plan into action. He had taken the trunk of an olive tree and started carving away at the edges to make a spear shape.
The reason he came in the first place was to make sure Juliet was safe after she awoke. Friar ran away instead and Juliet died because Friar wasn’t there. In the big picture, Friar Lawrence is the one responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. He made many mistakes along the way including marrying them in secret and messing up his plan for them to escape to Mantua.
While there, Bellerophon rejected the King’s wife, Anteia, who told him that she was in love with him. The King knew that he couldn’t punish Bellerophon himself after his wife told him that he needed to be killed, so he sent him off to the King of Lycia to have him killed. The King of Lycia knew he couldn’t kill him, so he sent him off to slay the Chimaera, thinking that he would never come back. Bellerophon conquered the Chimaera, along with the other creatures Proetus sent him to kill. The King then became friends with him and gave him his daughter to marry.
Rolfe did not have time for Liesl anymore. After Maria and captain came back from their honeymoon, Liesl gave Captain the telegram. The telegram says that Captain von Trapp must help fight. The Captain looked at it and was angry. At night the family tries to escape by pushing the car so they won’t make any noise but was soon found out.
The last demon saw this and disappeared for it knew what that bat was and what it could do. He was going to wait however long it toke to revenge his fallen brother 's he would not let this human get away with this. After the fight Jim saw the demon disappear he screamed in rage. He didn 't know what to do next he would just have to wait it out. After 2 years the demon came up with a plan.
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.
A hero is defined as a person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. When looking at the epic poem The Odyssey, written by Homer, Odysseus ,the protagonist in the poem shows outstanding achievements, courage and bravery . Odysseus travels through the 12 steps of heroism physically but still has self involved motives and does things for the glory of himself. Odysseus has embodied the definition of heroism through his actions and courage but not through his rationale.