What Are Some Examples Of Heroism In The Odyssey

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Heroism is shown through Hermione Granger, a character from the “Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling. It's a series about the life of a famous, teenage wizard named Harry Potter, and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley. More specifically, Harry's struggle against Lord Voldemort, an evil wizard who wants to overthrow the wizard governing body, become immortal through murderous ways, and kill everyone who doesn't follow him. Hermione shows heroism through braveness, intelligence, and protectionism. She sacrificed her childhood for the greater good; she erased her parents' memories of her to protect her parents during the wizarding war with Lord Voldemort. Hermione had to be brave in order to face all of the obstacles she came upon,…show more content…
Odysseus demonstrates braveness by facing all the gods and challenges so that he can go home again. Odysseus protects his men, a prime example of this is when Odysseus went to the “Land of the Dead” and told his men to leave if he wasn't back soon. Odysseus must use intelligence to go against the gods, he can't use anything else. For example, the cyclops scene where he gets the cyclops drunk, says his name is nobody, stabs him in the eye, and straps his men onto the sheep so the cyclops doesn't grab them and eat them. When the cyclops screams for help, because nobody stabbed his eye, none of the cyclops came to help. Trickery involves intelligence. They both were some of the famous heroes of their time, their times of birth is the main difference. Both showed bravery, intelligence, and protectionism. Both overcame supernatural forces and demonstrated heroic traits while doing so. They are looked upon as heroes, and as being brave, because they overcame supernatural obstacles sent by supernatural
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