The Importance Of Loyalty In The Odyssey

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In the epic, The Odyssey, the epic hero in the story exhibits heroic traits, the most important I think is loyalty. In the first episode, it shows loyalty when they are at the land of the Lotus Eaters. The three men that Odysseus brings along, want to stay with the Lotus Eaters because they are so addicted to the drug. Odysseus must literally drag the men to the ship and tie them up for them to be able to not stay on the island of the Lotus Eaters. In the second episode, another part that shows loyalty is when they are on the ship and the sirens come along. He tells his men to fill their ears with beeswax and honey so they will not be enchanted by their music/song. He was risking himself for his men so he could save his men instead of
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