The Hero's Journey Of Odysseus: An Epic Hero

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The journey of Odysseus: An epic hero In “The hero’s journey” article, Joseph Campbell's monomyth concept is introduced. Through this concept, it is easy to understand the journey of an epic hero. Odysseus in Homer’s epic poem, Odyssey follows the hero’s journey model. Odysseus’ heroic traits of being clever and skilled can be seen in entering the unknown and tests/supreme ordeals. Odysseus overcame many challenges within the story that showed his true traits, one of them being clever with his actions. In lines 380 to 387, Homer talks about Odysseus’ battle against The Cyclops. “Three abreast I tied them silently together, twining cords of willow from the ogre’s bed; then slung a man under each middle one to ride there silently, shielded
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