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Odysseus A Greek epic hero What is a Greek epic hero A Greek epic hero is an individual who is known in their culture or religion for their goal or accomplishment of what they have set out to do An epic hero is a person or God usually known to be braver stronger and smarter This hero is usually looked up to by their culture or religion That being said Odysseus is a significant example this topic Three examples of how this is true are when the epic shows that Odysseus has power being strong and brave and smarter Further we will understand how these three set the tone for a Greek epic hero such as OdysseusIn conveyance of how Odysseus is a Greek epic hero is his power This is shown when Homer says All hands abroad come clear the beach and no one taste the lotus or you lose your hope of home Filing in to their places by the rowlocks my oarsmen dipped their long oars in the surf and we moved out again on our sea fairing Homer 103-108 This shows power because it relates to how Odysseus describes the demand of unkindness and dominance Odysseuss power is also shown when the epic says The lovely vices in ardor appealing over the water made me crave to listen and I tried to say Untie me to the crew jerking my brows Homer 745-747 This quote shows how Odysseus has power by stating that he enjoys the singing also and using his mentally strength to keep calm In comparison Odysseus is also a strong and brave epic hero Homer describes Odysseus of being strong and brave when the epic says How sound that was Yet I refused I wished to see the cave man what he had to offerHomer 171-172 This shows how Odysseus is not afraid of the cave man and is ready to see what he has to
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