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Hero's qualities - The Dilemma in Odyssey Kyle Lee Mr...

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The Dilemma in Odyssey Kyle Lee Mr. Chaney English I, period 3 Wed Apr 26 th , 2006 A hero, or a leader, has certain qualities that distinguish him from mediocrity. Those are a sense of responsibility for one’s comrades and the idea in which one sees his group as one. In Odyssey, Odysseus faces a dilemma in which he has to choose one of two harsh threats: surviving by letting 6 people to die by Scylla, or having a gamble with Charybdis in which all of them die or all of them survive. I strongly support going through with Charybdis because it follows the general moral code, and allows Odysseus to get closer and firmer relationships with his comrades. Going through Charybdis is right because it follows the general moral code. As I defined in the introduction, a leader, or a hero, should have a sense of responsibility or the idea in which one sees his group as one. Likewise, Odysseus needs to see his group as one, and should respect every comrade. Letting 6 people die to survive is really opposite to the idea. It is ignoring them and as well as
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