The Odyssey written by Homer describes the nail-biting adventurous tale, of Odysseus and his long journey home, from the war. No journey is without challenges, and Odysseus faces many along the way. He must overcome his own fatal flaws, and become a better man to return home to his wife, and take back his home. In any great hero, is an even greater journey to get there.
In the eyes of many, he was seen as a hero, contributing to the defeat of the Trojans with his strategic thinking, being favorable in the eyes of the gods, and possessing strength. Yet, he was one that dealt with suffering. He was away from home for over ten years. Those ten years spent longing for his wife and son, wasted on clinging to the last thread of his life, constantly battling creature after creature, and just barely evading death. An example of his yearning for home is when he is trapped on Kalypso’s island, “But when day came he sat on the rocky shore / And broke his own heart groaning, with eyes wet / and scanning the bare horizon of the sea” (V.163-165).
After completing the task with ease, Odysseus and Telemachus battle and kill all the suitors and Odysseus’ bravery shines brightly after successfully completing multiple challenges. The Land of the Dead is a place no man wants to end up and is described as a “‘...place of death and sorrow.’” ; this is his abyss. He is forced to recognize his mortality and he realizes how much he misses his family. Long before this, Odysseus met the first of two temptations, Calypso.
All through The Odyssey, the characters develop in a certain way that interchanges the outcome of the book. Odysseus is able to develop knowledge and wisdom to deal with his men during the battle and the suitors who were frustrating his wife. In addition, he came back home as a hero after the Trojan War. Telemachus developed into a mature man who could deal with any problem in his father’s absence. However, based on the story, it is evident that, Telemachus demonstrates a great change basing upon the times the characters were away from Ithaca.
Odysseus's call to adventure was to leave Ithaca and go to fight in the Trojan War. “He saw the townlands and learned the minds of many distant man, and weathered many bitter nights and days in his deep heart at sea, while he fought only to save his life, to bring his shipmates home” (Homer pg.). This quote presented in the
THE ODYSSEY Intro The Odyssey by Homer translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Odysseus the hero, he made it through alive. Odysseus left his wife and newly born son at home so he could go fight the battle of Troy. For his return home he faces many trouble to get home and be with his wife and son.
In Homer’s Epic Poem, The Odyssey, Odysseus starts off his journey as a man with one simple goal, to win, but as the story goes on, he gets more complicated by acquiring sympathetic traits as he goes on his journey. These traits gained make Odysseus and overall, better leader. Throughout Homer’s Epic Poem, The Odyssey, Odysseus expresses numerous heroic traits that cause him to be respected, both as a leader and as a person.
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