Odysseus Is Selfish

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Odysseus is the spitting image of what an ancient Greek hero would be like but in today’s society or just in general, Odysseus is not heroic. He may have super hero qualities such as extreme strength and cleverness but he doesn’t embody them the way one should. In many cases he only saves himself, he is selfish, and he isn’t humble. These reasons alone leaves me, and should leave you, to believe that Odysseus is not heroic. Every super hero movie ends with the good guys defeating the bad ones and overall, everything is pure bliss in this fictional world of magic powers. It’s the same storyline in most cases but in Odysseus’ case, he ends up only saving himself. In Book 12: The Sirens; Scylla and Charybdis, Odysseus and his men are faced with

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