Is Odysseus A Hero?

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What would it feel like to have the whole world targeting you? What would it be like when it took you 20 years to get back to your home? I doubt you’d know. Unless you’re Koro Sensei (a yellow, octopus-like creature who can fly at mach 20 and plans to destroy the Earth in less than a year’s time, and trains a class of 27 students to try and assassinate him) or Odysseus (goes to fight the Trojan war for 10 years and due to bad luck and misfortune, and the [very angry] sea god Poseidon, it takes another 10 years to voyage home).

It is true that Odysseus is a hero because he is brave, powerful and smart, but he does these things in a selfish way. To begin, Odysseus is brave. According to the text, “There was a loud hiss as the burning wood pierced the watery membrane” (Homer 27). Some people believe that this shows that he acts brave
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To begin, Koro Sensei is much braver. In the first book of Assassination Classroom, Koro Sensei saves Karma when he jumps off a cliff, as part of an assassination attempt. This shows that Koro Sensei is brave because he risks his own life to save someone else. Koro Sensei is also very powerful, more powerful than Odysseus. In season 1 of Assassination Classroom, Koro Sensei states, “Having the whole world targeting me just proves how powerful I am.”(Assassination Classroom). This shows that Koro Sensei powerful because not even the world leaders can get rid of him. Finally, Koro Sensei is very smart. In Assassination Classroom, Koro Sensei illustrates, “The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.” (Assassination Classroom). This shows that Koro Sensei is smart because throughout the TV show, he is always saying profound thoughts, and he’s a very good teacher
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