Theme Of Perseverance In The Odyssey

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The Odyssey and The Outliers portray that perseverance is essential to living a happy and successful life because conflicts are overcome and dreams are followed. Some will argue that overcoming conflicts does not take perseverance; However, in The Odyssey, after Odysseus and his men defeat the cyclops, Odysseus gives his men a pep talk to help encourage and inspire them. When Odysseus says, [“by courage, council and intelligence, we escape away”](210-211). He is reminding his men that they persevered through the trials they faced against the cyclops. He reminds them of how their devotedness and dedication got them through the worse. Perseverance requires overcoming a struggle but, in the end, improvement and achievement can come from hard
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