Odysseus Is A True Hero In Homer's Odyssey

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At least one time in our life we have been asked “who is your hero?” What really is a hero? Going out of their way, a hero benefits everyone. Because they care about everything around them, they help everyone; a hero is mostly someone who cares. No matter what age or what someone believes in, someone has a hero. It is the person they look up to the most. Everyone “worships’ their hero. Whenever someone asks me who my hero is, someone who is overly kind and loving comes to mind. A hero has everyone’s respect. Heroism is not all caring but it someone is who heroic: deeds of greatness for the benefit of society. The courage a hero shows surpasses everyone in the normal range. Not only are they courageous but also very noble. A noble…show more content…
Eventually his men eat the cattle and he says “O Father Zeus and gods in bliss forever, you made me sleep away this day of mischief!” (lines 915-916) This quote clearly shows that Odysseus is not a hero. Although we do not know how much Zeus is to blame, a hero would live up to the mistakes they make. By saying “this day of mischief” Odysseus basically is saying that this day has been a great sin. If he were a hero he would have the courage to live up him being a part of the sin. Odysseus immediately tries to blame Zeus and the other gods. It was Odysseus’s fault his men were starving and had nothing to eat. He was not there to remind his men that the cattle was not for eating. A hero would take full responsibility for the mistake they made. Odysseus was not there when he should have been and should not have tried to place the blame on someone other than…show more content…
Over 630 babies have gone through the box and everyone of them eventually gets adopted by another family or is adopted by the Pastor himself (Pastor Lee 1). Although this is an amzing act, it does come with a price. He suffers from sleep deprivation, diabetes, and high blood pressure (The Drop 4). Despite this, he still pushes forward and stays up every single night in case the bell rings with another baby. Pastor Lee is a person that anyone can admire because he is trying to fix a huge worldwide problem in the comfort of his own
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