How Is Odysseus A Modern Day Hero

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Most people look up to Superman or Batman as superheros but do they qualify as modern day heros? According to Mike Dilbeck in the article “What Really Is a Hero, Anyway?” A hero is someone who voluntarily engages in activity to benefit others without looking for recognition. While on the other hand, the super heroes people look up to are the opposite of what a real hero is. A superhero is just a person with superhuman powers who uses them to fight off negative people. Odysseus, king of Ithaca, from The Odyssey by Homer was considered a hero of that time. Odysseus is not a modern day hero under any circumstances because of his actions and attitude. Ancient Greeks and some historians would and have considered Odysseus to be a hero because of

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