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Im writing a essay on the book THE ODYSSEY Im discussing weather or notOdysseus is a hero or not I believe that Odysseus is a hero To me a hero is a person whowill risk his life doing something and a person who cares for othersMy first example of Odysseus being a heroic person is when he escapes fromPolyphemuss cave This took guts to do Odysseus started to drink with Polyphemusthinking if he got him drunk him and his men could get away As the night went onPolyphemus was really trashed Thats when Odysseus came up with the plan that helphim out allot He made a big wooden spear and while Polyphemus was sleeping he stuckit right in his eye and blinded him At this point Polyphemus did not know Odysseussreal name because he told him his real name was Noman What this has to do with mydefinition of a hero is that Odysseus risked his life to help him and his men to get out ofthe cave My quote is Cyclops do u ask me my name Well I will tell you and youshould give me the strangers due as you promised Noman is my name Noman is whatmother and father call me and all my friends page 107My second example of Odysseus being a heroic person is when he does notexcept immortality from Colypso Odysseus did not want to be immortal because hewants to see his family again instead of being stuck on a island for the rest of his life witha beautiful goddess He also wants to see his home land of Ithica once again that he willrule What this has to do with my definition of a hero is that he cares more about hisfamily then himself My quote is Gracious goddess dont be cross with me I know allthat as well as you do My wife is nothing compared to you for beauty I can see that formyself She
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