Everyone has character traits that describe who they are, it is not uncommon for people to share some. A character trait Odysseus, from the epic poem The Odyssey, and I share is optimism. I have been optimistic through the hardest of times and the easiest of times, just like Odysseus. I was optimistic in getting a dog because my mom said we could not get a dog until she stopped working. When my mom had stopped working, she said I had the maturity to take care of a dog but I had criterias to meet when looking for a dog. My mom and sister already knew what type of dog the wanted when they fell in love with a Papillon at the mall. All I need to do was find a perfect dog from a reputable breeder, and I was optimistic I would be able to meet
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Odysseus had shown a significant amount of traits, but there were two that were most frequently shown. One of the traits he had as a hero, is his strength. When he reached King Anolouses island, everyone was very confused about his identity. Until he got invited to play a frisbee competition.
When reading the Odyssey, it’s hard not to be captivated by the thrilling story. Even today, it’s easy to see that Odysseus has every heroic trait there is. But what made him a hero to the ancient Greeks? The reason is that ‘The Great Odysseus’ had competence, godlike capabilities, and he was determined to be righteous and victorious, regardless of the cost.
There is a thin line between right and wrong and depending on which side of the line you tread across will determine if you are admirable or illaudable. Throughout “The Odyssey” Odysseus displays many negative characteristics that almost push him to the other side of the line, but for every negative characteristic there are two or more positive characteristics. In this epic poem, Homer uses many positive characteristics to further Odysseus’ character as an admiral hero. One reason Odysseus is an admirable hero is because he has astonishing strategy skills that always guarantee his men’s victory in battle. Because of this many, “Men hold me / formidable for guile in peace and war,” (Homer 19).
Character traits allow differentiation throughout life. No one is exempt from possessing character traits, not even fictional characters. In some cases, characters and real people share the same traits. An example of alike character traits pertains to Odysseus from The Odyssey and myself. Like Odysseus, I am a considerably confident person.
In The Odyssey by Homer, the main character is portrayed to be a hero. To be heroic means to have courage and bravery. Also, it means that you're intelligent, you are a strategic, and you do what is right. In all, Odysseus exhibits many heroic qualities. Odysseus, the main character in The Odyssey, shows many of the heroic qualities.
Odysseus was an effective leader in battle, an amazing fighter, and he was the person who helped defeat Troy by using the wooden horse. Although everyone thought this was a heroic action by Odysseus to obtain victory, the gods were not so happy with him, especially Zeus. The gods punished Odysseus by making his journey back home difficult for him and his men. Even though Odysseus was being challenged by gods, he had traits that were of an epic hero. Also, throughout his journey he had friends and companions to help him travel back to Ithaca safely and obtain his kingdom once again.
When thinking of the term hero, many words may surface to one’s head, such as strength, perseverance, courage, and integrity. These core characteristics are what define a hero and make them not just a regular human, but a beacon and symbol of strength. While there are many different interpretations of what is truly meant by the word “hero”, there is one trait that is never often touched upon—wisdom. Afterall, without wisdom, a hero could not possibly be able to survive on the battlefield. One character that excellently portrays all of the traits and values of a hero is Odysseus, using not only his strength, but his wits and cunning strategies to defeat his foe.
The Odyssey In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, Odysseus is bestowed with great abilities. But along with this potential, he is cursed with great arrogance. Conveying that even the labeled ‘perfect’ among us have fatal flaws that causes pain and suffering among the ones closest to them. The author, Homer, uses Odysseus’ arrogance to create a melancholic atmosphere to convey the idea that arrogance is a fatal flaw that will lead those around them to pain and suffering.
Odysseus is a hero because he saved his men from the cyclops, ended the Trojan war and was a great leader. Odysseus was special because he was brave, courageous, and powerful . Odysseus was intelligent through his good ideas, one of which ended the Trojan war . Odysseus is a hero because he saved his men from the cyclops and was brave enough to stand up to him . Odysseus told his men to build a wooden stake and Odysseus stabbed the cyclops with it and was a hero to stab the cyclops and let the men escape.
In the epic poem The Odyssey the main character Odysseus shows many qualities of an epic hero. Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, has a wife, Penelope, and his only son, Telemachus all struggle as Odysseus goes to war in Troy the day of Telemachus’ birth. Odysseus struggles and fights through obstacles that no mortal on earth has ever conquered. Odysseus demonstrates the qualities of a leader, speaker, and superhuman strength that every epic hero should have. Odysseus shows the characteristic of leadership many times throughout The Odyssey.
The book “The Odyssey” has many inspiring moment in the book. The most inspiring Character is Odysseus. I think he is inspiring because he can be very inspiring to people that are having hard times in their life. If Odysseus can be very inspiring to kid in the world today. I think that he is very inspiring because he will not stop and will push you to finish.
In The Odyssey an epic poem by Homer, Odysseus, a hero from Ithaca, is trapped on his way home from Athens and Troy. His son, Telemachus, goes on a journey looking for his lost father. Both son and father want to reclaim their house from the suitors who wish to marry Penelope, Odysseus’ wife. Genghis Khan, Choi Yuna, my brother, An Thai, and Odysseus have traits like strength, thoughtfulness, and attractiveness. People need heroes with these traits because they need role models and someone to guide them through life.
On Island #3 in Homer’s The Odyssey, the epic hero trait that Odysseus displays is being clever. Odysseus and 12 of his men go into a cave on Kyklopes Island. The cave is owned by Polyphemus, the kyklopes. Odysseus and his men are trapped in the cave and Odysseus comes up with a very clever idea.
In fact, his character traits can connect to others in the world, like determination. Odysseus’s determination throughout his adventures is a similar trait that I share and has brought us both success. Odysseus’ determination does not only help him throughout his journey, but also helps him be successful. While passing through Scylla and Charybdis, Odysseus tells the men to “Get the oar shafts in your hand, and lay back hard on your benches; hit these braking seas” (Homer 836).
Similarly, to Odysseus, it seems like you have gone through personal trial and tribulations. At first, the reader meets Odysseus is a temperamental and proud young man. As he progresses through his adventures, Odysseus becomes a patient and cautious man, learns to control his ego in order to take control of the situation; nonetheless, he retains his cleverness. He is a changed man by the time he returns to Ithaca.