It looks like you've lost connection to our server. Please check your internet connection or reload this page.

Odysseus Adventures Essay Examples

1,629 total results
A Brief Summary of the Book XII Odysseus Lands in Ithaca
Alcinous gives many gifts to Odysseus when Odysseus is at his ship. Odysseus thanks the people and Alcinous many times, in fact he even gives them a speech. They also have wine and a big feast in honor of Odysseus. Odysseus falls asleep on his boat ride home with his treasure right beside him. Of course Poseidon sees this a...
319 words
1 page
The Lessons Learned by Odysseus in His Journey Home
The lessons that Odysseus learns on his way home to Ithaka will allow him to get back to being a good, father, and leader of his civilization. He needs to relearn all of what he once knew as leader of Ithaka in order to safely survive there. Luckily, Odysseus has a strong will and is able to accomplish all of his goals. The...
938 words
2 pages
Why Odysseus Is a Hero
Is a Odysseus a true hero? In Homer's epic poem,The
Odysseus,Odysseus fights a large amount of creatures. Odysseus
is a true hero because he kills the Cyclopes, fights the
suitors, and saves his friends from the suitors. Odysseus is a true hero because he stops the Cyclopes. For
instance, Odysseus and the Cyclopes come fac...
459 words
1 page
How Opinions Can Shape One's Own Personality: A Comparison of Socrates and Odysseus' Personalities
The human mind has always been a good thing to expand upon. Having opinions on various topics makes each and every one a little different. But opinions can also shape one’s personality which sometimes is what helps each person become a little more similar. It can be understood that two people that would seem very different...
1,634 words
4 pages
Odysseus: A Hero or Not?
Bravery, intelligence, couragous, caring, and risk taker are all triats
that I consider for a hero to be called a true hero.According to the
definition, of a hero, above Odysseus does deserve the name of a hero.
Even thought he might of had his bad side, but no one is perfect not
even a hero. One of Odysseus's triats in...
418 words
1 page
The Practical Role of Athene and Odysseus in The Odyssey
The role of disguise in The Odyssey serves a practical role for both Athene and Odysseus who take on a disguise more than once. It tends to be the preferred way to encounter people, and gather information. This practice should not be dismissed as mere function of practicality. Its reoccurrence throughout the epic be an indi...
1,237 words
3 pages
An Analysis of Odysseus, a Character in The Odyssey, an Epic Poem by Homer
Character Sketch of Odysseus Often in literature, the audience becomes familiar with the main character as this character grows and experiences the story. In the epic novel The Odyssey by Homer, the audience becomes familiar with the main character Odysseus in such a way that one can create a detailed character sketch o...
1,231 words
3 pages
An Analysis of Odysseus' Character in Odysseus by Homer
Odysseus: A Hero Odysseus is a hero to me and to many other people, for many reasons. One of these reasons is because he is kind and truthful. Odysseus is also a very intelligent person; he can save himself no matter what the circumstances are. Odysseus is also very loyal to his wife and crew. For these 3 reasons, O...
317 words
1 page
An Analysis of the Character of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey
The Odyssey, Odysseus Character Analysis The Good And Bad Characteristics Of Odysseus An individual's characteristics are the key to their behavior. Homer's The Odyssey takes place about 700BC in the Mediterranean, near Greece. The epic tells of a man who left his home twenty years earlier to fight in the...
419 words
1 page
An Overview of the Legend of Odysseus in Odyssey by Homer
Being attacked by one eyed monsters, huge storms, a giant sea dragon, and scores of angry men were just a few of the perils Odysseus had to overcome. He did not only overcome them, but he did so in a way that would forever be thought of as heroic. Odysseus, the epic hero of Homer's The Odyssey demonstrates the Greek ideal o...
638 words
1 page
An Analysis of the Brains and Brawns of Odysseus
Odysseus, the Hero The "Odyssey" is an epic story that has been a significant piece of literature since it was first composed and will remain so for ages to come. One of the reasons it has been so is because of the hero, Odysseus. Odysseus is one of the first Greek mythic heroes renowned for his brain...
439 words
1 page
A Look at the Character of the Mystical Hero 'Odysseus' in Odyssey
Odysseus the Great Of all the mythological heroes, Odysseus would have to be the greatest. His adventures strengthened him and made him wiser. Although his men assisted him in his warfare, Odysseus was always at the heart of the battle. Odysseus was a true epic hero. He was an inspiration to his men and his peers. One o...
310 words
1 page
An Argument Against Odysseus Being a Hero in "The Odyssey" by Homer
Odysseus Is Not A Hero A hero is "a man noted for his special achievements" according to the dictionary, but if you ask most people what a hero is, you will get the same general response. They will probably say "someone who does something for other people out of the goodness of his heart." Odysseu...
784 words
2 pages
The Hard Lessons That Odysseus Learns in the Story "The Odyssey"
The lessons that Odysseus learns on his way home to Ithaka will allow him to get back to being a good, father, and leader of his civilization. He needs to relearn all of what he once knew as leader of Ithaka in order to safely survive there. Luckily, Odysseus has a strong will and is able to accomplish all of his goals. The...
938 words
2 pages
The Correlation in the Journeys of Telemachos and Odysseus
The Odyssey In the intricate and well-developed plot of The Odyssey, Homer harmonized several subjects. One of these subjects was the quest of Telemachos in correlation with the journey of his father. In the beginning of the epic, Odysseus’ son, Telemachos, is a childish, passive, fearful, and untested boy, but in the end,...
619 words
1 page
An Analysis of Odysseus Journey That Makes Him an Epic Hero
Odysseus' Journey to becoming an Epic Hero Odysseus, the main character in Homer's Odyssey, is an accurate portrayal of an epic hero. The Odyssey consists of twenty-four books that portray ten years. Throughout these ten years Odysseus kills a god and Cyclops, exudes strength of mammoth proportions, uses his wits to overco...
616 words
1 page
A Paper on the Character of Odysseus in Bernard Evslin's Book Adventures of Ulysses
In the "Adventures of Ulysses" by Bernard Evslin the main character Odysseus goes through a series of exciting and dangerous trials during his trip back to Ithaca after the Trojan War. In this story Odysseus is portrayed as an epic hero. This can be seen through the fact that he is essentially noble, performs amaz...
1,000 words
2 pages
A Review of Homer's Poem The Odyssey
"The Odyssey" by Homer is in many ways an extended narrative poem recounting Odysseus's actions, travels, adventures, and heroic episodes; it is written in a high style with ennobled diction and also in dactylic hexameter for about twenty percent of the time. The epic is compiled of twenty four books in total. The...
804 words
2 pages
A Comparison of the Adventures of Odysseus and Jason
Section I:"Odysseus the most cunning man in the world."
Odysseus, son of Procris and Cephalus of the Royal House of Athens,
played a major role in the Trojan War. However, the legends of Odysseus do
not begin until after the great war. At the end of the war he was
separated from the rest of the Greek armies and wa...
1,490 words
3 pages
A Description of the Adventures of Odysseus in His Journey Back to Ithaca
In this paper I am writing about marriage and infidelity in modern life and the books we have read in class. Marriage is a mutual bond in which a man and a woman decide to be with each other until they die. Infidelity is basically when the man or woman in a relationship cheat on the other person, without them knowing. The O...
1,895 words
4 pages
An Analysis of the Adventures of Odysseus on His Voyage Back to Ithaca in Odyssey by Homer
THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS ON HIS VOYAGE BACK TO ITHACA After the Trojan War, Odysseus traveled to the island Ismaros of the Ciconians. Him and his men killed the natives, sparing the women. One of the women got away and told other Ciconians of the situation. The next day there was a battle between Odysseus’s army and Ci...
1,473 words
3 pages
A Biography of Samuel Langhorne Clemens
During the Realistic literary movement, many authors have stood out as
``the Greats,'' but one stood out further than the rest. Samuel
Langhorne Clemens was born on November 30, 1835. Clemens wasn't outright
determined to be an author as some great authors are when they are
young. In fact, Clemens didn't really know what he...
849 words
2 pages
An Analysis of the Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, is a story told from the eyes of the young Tom Sawyer. The story takes place in the small rustic town of St. Petersburg Missouri. Tom Sawyer is the main character of the book. Tom is an imaginative young man who always seems to be getting into...
870 words
2 pages
A Comparison of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
In the readings of The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, both written by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, something interesting was found that a lot of readers did not see at first but after a while its clear. These two works of literature are interesting because each of them hold...
869 words
2 pages
The Uniting of Theme and Plot in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Huck Finn Rollin Down the River: The Uniting of Theme and Plot in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn In Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain develops the plot into Huck and Jim's adventures allowing him to weave in his criticism of society. The two main characters, Huck and Jim, bo...
1,330 words
3 pages