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Loyalty, Convenience, And Determination In The Odyssey

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In the Epic poem, The Odyssey, Odysseus’ heroic deeds are recounted through a narrative that describes his arduous journey of his return from the Trojan war to his homeland of Ithaca. Loyalty, patience, and determination,are necessary traits to survive the perilous, painstaking journey that Odysseus embarks upon to return to his native land. Loyalty is exhibited when Odysseus goes to rescue his crewmen on Kirke’s Island despite the probability of jeopardizing his own life. Odysseus presents patience throughout the entirety of his journey, but most specifically when his crew opens the bag of wind, which causes much regression on the embark homeward. Determination is exhibited when Odysseus is on Calypso’s island. He is so determined to
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