But when he gets home he has to prove that it is really him Odysseus. He proves he is an epic hero by battling Polyphemus, escaping the land of the lotus eaters, and battling all the suitors that took over his home while he was on his journey. Odysseus shows he is an epic hero by battling supernatural foes. Like when he battled against Polyphemus,
I believe this is a humongous mental challenge for him because he is trying to get home, but the gods and everyone is fighting against him. Another mental challenge Odysseus faces are his ego and anger issues. Odysseus always seems to choose the hard way out of situations, this results
Odysseus went on a long journey to get back home to his wife and son. He was the leader for the Trojans and led them into battle he even led some into victory. Odysseus had a Son back home and a Wife back home his wife was starting to loose hope, but his son wasn’t. Odysseus and his family finally got all back together and never left each other’s side.
Percy Jackson is always pressured by his friends to be a hero and sometimes he struggles with it. In the following quote, Percy is reflecting back on his battle with Chrysaor, “The more heroic stuff he did, the more he realized how limited he was” In this quote, Percy shows that his pressure is always being heroic. Percy is thinking about how his friends always depend on him to be a hero. In the battle before this quote, Percy was defeated and only beat his enemy by trickery.
The relationship Elie has with his father pushes him to keep running and continue to live. He decides that he would rather stay with his father in this difficult time than give up
Though they are miles away from the war of Afghanistan, their family encounters a battle of their own. He portrayed this similar struggle in the character of Baba, as he adjusts his lifestyle in America. “For Baba, [America is] a place to mourn his [memory]” (p.140) This line depicts the struggle Amir’s father experience as he leaves his wealth behind Kabul and start a new beginning in San Francisco. Similar with Hosseini’s parents “…it was an even more difficult adjustment for my parents to be uprooted and to have lost everything they had worked their lives for, and to have to restart their lives essentially from scratch and to try to restart a life in an environment that was dramatically different from the one they were accustomed to.”
Odysseus, a man of honor, bravery, in addition to quick thinking, is a leader who cares for his wife as well as for his homeland. He is so dead set on finishing his quest that he forgets about the immediate moment and subsequently the needs of his crew. He lets his fear control him. Odysseus keeps his hopes high and reaches his goal, but at what cost. He is an epic hero which means he had to face a low point.
Unfortunately for his plans, events in his life led him down a completely different path. The death of his Father lead to the family's business, the Building and Loan, being threatened by the small town’s ‘Scrooge’, Mr. Potter. Mr. Potter owns nearly all of Bedford Falls, George's hometown, and plans to take out the last competition in the town,
Today I would like to talk about a man, who lived his whole life with struggling to make a future for himself. This man did not have any family to rely on, and he lived a life full of hardship that seemed to never end, but he never gave up, he was able to change his future, which at that time seemed inescapable. This man was able to change many lives, including mine. Not only did he make a better life for himself, and in doing that he was able to change his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren’s lives. This man is Saleh Abdullah Alkulaibi and I am proud to say that he is my grandfather.
The Epic Hero & The Equal Hero Odysseus & Atticus Finch fought hard fights for what they believed in, putting family, friends and their own safety at stake. Odysseus fought for his side in a war, abandoning his family for years and having controversy with the gods. Atticus Finch fought for the rights and freedom of an innocent black man in a racist town, putting his reputation and his family’s name at risk. They are both dedicated fathers who fight for their children whenever they need to, Odysseus with Telemachos, and Atticus with Scout and Jem. Scout and Jem mean the world to Atticus and he tries at every chance to set an example for them while Odysseus is lacking for a long period in Telemachos’s life.
The Odyssey, Trojan War hero Odysseus exhibits perseverance in the ten years of war and leads his men on the long journey home. Odysseus has to endure the frustrations of the war and the negligence that the gods show to him in his most desperate times. The pain he goes through exhibits his love for the special ones in his life, and it gives him the strength to make it home. Odysseus is challenged during the ten year war, but he will not give up, which proves how he is a true hero. The hero shows how he is a true hero through his actions and not his words.
Throughout the story, Odysseus demonstrates his courage that ultimately allows him to survive. One of these moments was during his journey back to Ithaca, where he faces a race of man eating giants called the Cyclops. Odysseus originally stops his ship there to relish a feast while on his journey back to Ithaca, but while doing so, out of curiosity explores the island. Soon, he finds a deserted house and decides to wait of the owner. The owner was unknowingly one the Cyclops, named Polyphemus.
Odysseus,what comes to mind when you hear that name? I think courage, and bravery. Odysseus states in the book ,“A man who has been through bitter experiences and travelled far enjoys even his sufferings after a time” .This quotes fits really well with him because he went through alot and even when he was in those hard times they are good memerios now. Odyessus has many hardships and struggles on different islands throughout this story like ,The Island of cyclops,Circe´s Island,and The land of the sirens. ¨You´re a ninny ,or else you come from the other end of nowhere telling me,mind the gods!We cyclops care not a whislte for your thundering Zues or all the gods in bliss; we have more force by far¨….(page
Follow Your Dreams ft. Odysseus and Santiago Every kid has a dream, it could be being an astronaut, winning an Olympic gold medal, or being in the NBA. But as they grow up, they find it more difficult to achieve their dreams, due to things like school or work. Although there are those few individuals who accomplish their dream, the majority decide to just give up. The Alchemist, an epic narrative published in 1988 by Paulo Coelho, and an older epic poem, The Odyssey, composed in 800 B.C. by Homer, both demonstrate the idea that people should follow their dreams and never give up on them. Odysseus, the epic hero in The Odyssey, dreams about coming home to his wife who can also be looked at as his treasure.
Odysseus one of the greatest Greek heroes of the ancient world. The myths of Odysseus are told before and after the Trojan War. The Trojan War lasted 10 years. After the fall of Troy, it took Odysseus ten years to return back to his home. Everyone believed that Odysseus was dead, and his wife and son must deal with suitors.