Ody also is capable of deeds of strength and courage. He shows this in the book by when he gets home to Ithaca after 20 years with him almost dying many times. Also, what fits with that is a great warrior. This means that the epic hero was at war before the epic. This is just like Ody because he was going to the Trojan War when he left home and that is where is he trying to get home from, Troy.
Odysseus’s first main step was to go on a war to save his people and his homeland (Ithaca). He just had a baby (Telemachus) with Penelope his wife so he didn’t want to leave them because he knew that it would take sometime to come back home. He is forced to leave because his homeland was in huge trouble. Odysseus told his men to get ready for war and get the ship 's ready. He takes a few men and a few ships along.
He has been gone for twenty years so, his wife, son, and the people of Ithaca think he has passed away. When he finally returns home many suitors had taken over his palace and were fighting for his wife’s hand in marriage. Odysseus then has to depend on the gods to help him find a way to get his wife and palace back. In The Odyssey, Odysseus put a lot of trust into Circe when she told him to go to the Land of the Dead. She tells him that he has to go to the Land of the Dead and follow certain instructions in order to return home.
The American Civil War is glorified by Stephen Crane in The Red Badge of Courage by revealing how soldiers are brainwashed about how they will all die a heroic death. “He had of course dreamed of battles all his life, nevertheless the next morning he had gone to town that was near his mother’s farm and enlisted in a company that was forming there(Crane 9)”. This proves how Henry Fleming who is the main character in the novel, is taught that by enlisting in the war one will become a man and die a war hero which is why he has dreamed of going into battle his whole life but as shown in the novel this is not the case for everyone. On the battlefield Henry is surrounded by people dying and getting hurt. “One was swearing that he had been shot in
Character Descriptions Odysseus– The main character in the Odyssey. He is the King of Ithaca, the husband of Queen Penelope, father of Prince Telemachus, and son of Laertes. He is a cunning war hero that has been trying to return home for 20 years. Poseidon delays his journey home every chance he can and Athena tries to help Odysseus return. Penelope– Wife of Odysseus and mother of Prince Telemachus.
The Odyssey, a story based on a great warrior who not just shows his mind but his faults. One fault being his pride. As of the day he went to fight the Trojan War, he was lost at sea for 20 years. Odysseus fought with smart and the hope of being able to defeat everyone in his path. One example of this is Odysseus built the trojan horse which helped him win the Trojan war.
However, Odysseus finds it very difficult to convince his wife that he has truly come back. When Odysseus reveals something no one else knows, Penelope runs to him and throws her arms around him. This sets off many emotions in Odysseus all at once, causing him to weep due to the euphoria of finally holding his wife once again. Odysseus’ persistence in returning home throughout a period of twenty years fulfilled his longing for love and to be reunified with his
He was away for twenty years, meaning he missed out on a lot of his family’s life. For that reason, he was motivated to come home even though, he knew it was highly unlikely for him to return home alive. In conclusion, Odysseus is a hero because he survived a long, dangerous journey home. Overall, Odysseus should be considered a hero. Some may argue that Odysseus could be considered as a psychopath but he is considered a hero because survived a long and dangerous journey in which he risked his life multiple times.
Schoolboys lose their innocence Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence by Mason Cooley. In the book Lord of Flies , schoolboys from England crashed on an island , near the Pacific. Their innocence starts to slowly drift away as the longer they stay at the island. The boys tried to keep their connection to the adult world , but the boys were losing hope. The schoolboys lost their innocence by killing a mama pig , killing another school boy named Simon and hunting down another school boy named Ralph, to the point of almost killing him.
Overall, Hercules shows the monomyth process a like many other fictional characters and established himself to be a hero. First, Hercules accepts his journey after killing his wife and children, so he set out to all around the world to overcame unstoppable monsters and impossible tasks. Therefore, he crossed into an unknown domain and had to struggle through each of his tasks during the twelve years of enslavement by an atrocious ruler, but still won and therefore got what he deserved. Finally, he returns to Greece where he experiences deification and was worshipped by many individuals that knew of his great voyage. Ultimately, Hercules is another literary and historical hero who follows the monomyth
The Odyssey is an epic poem about a Greek warrior named Odysseus, trying to get home to his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus after fighting in the Trojan War. It takes him 20 years to get home because he made the god of the sea, Poseidon, mad at him by stabbing his son in the eye, who is a cyclops. While he and his men are trying to get home they go through many problems on their journey like getting trapped on an island, fighting monsters and also, almost losing their minds. Some people think Odysseus is a hero but he’s not, people forget that he got all his men killed and he also cheated on his wife with a goddess named Calypso for seven years and with a witch named Circe for one yea. He also massacred one-hundred men granted they were
Next, they arrive at Thrinacia. The next morning a huge storm approaches and continues for a month. Odysseus and his men run out of food, so they give in and eat one of the cows of the sun. Helios then asks Zeus for revenge and when the storm clears, Odysseus ship gets hit by a lighting boat. Everybody dies except Odysseus.
When rat jumped off octopus he told octopus he pooped on his head! Octopus was so mad of this even today he still hates rat but, rat got the worst tattoo because of this. When humans die they need to be buried near the lagoon. Later they rise up and try to go to the island