The Odyssey Brute Force Character Analysis

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Throughout history people have relied on their strength and power to solve problems. In The Odyssey Odysseus is telling his adventures to court of Alcinous which involves struggles and triumphs. Odysseus was the king of Ithaca who left his family to fight in the Trojan War, with many of his men, then took close to twenty years to return home. In the epic poem The Odyssey homer changes Brute Force in order to reveal his message Brute Force will not solve every problem but, knowledge will be effective to his Ancient Greek audience and the reader. Brute Force develops from fighting with an overgrown monster to avoiding the beautiful singers to winning back his family. Brute Force occurs a countless of time in The Odyssey. In this episode Odysseus the speaker tells how he and his fellow crew mates escaped the Cyclops. When Odysseus and his men were stuck in the cave of the Cyclops, he looked on as Polyphemus picked up men, "like squirming puppies" (279). As the story goes on the Cyclops idea of just eating the men does not work because, Odysseus and his men escape from …show more content…

When Odysseus goes on his adventure, he needs to make back to his home in Itacha, but needs to go against The Sirens who cry with beauty to lure any "men coasting by woe to the innocent who hears the sound!" (Line 661). Sycalla who is a giant overgrown monster who has "Her legs and there are twelve are like great tentacles unjointed and upon her serpent necks are borne six heads like nightmare". (Line 682) Last but not least Charybdis if you come upon her or In her sight "the God who makes earth tremble could not save you". (Line 700) Odysseus Is very proud and talk about this adventure in great depth, because he defeated these creepy and freighting creatures, one of the very important other reasons why Odysseus likes to talk about this story is because Odysseus makes it through but, his crew does

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