Two Heroes

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Two Heroes Cameron Palmer October 12, 2006 Odysseus, from the book The Odyssey , and Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) are both considered epic heroes. Odysseus has many traits that are admirable and awful that affect his emotional and physical journey. MLK also has many traits that help and set him back in his epic journey. Odysseus is physically strong and also a good leader and Martin Luther King Jr. is psychologically strong and a great leader but also has weaknesses. Martin Luther King, Jr. was strong at being a good leader and was also known for being a Civil Rights leader. He always followed his dream of having black people have the same rights as white people and other races and always fought for what he knew was right. MLK also had a problem with his attraction to women. He had many affairs during his marriage with Coretta Scott King and she also knew about most of them. That trait hurt him because he harmed his relationship with Coretta who was one of his main supporters. Like MLK, Odysseus was a very good leader and also was attracted to women. Odysseus is very strong in battle. For example, he was in the Trojan War for ten straight years and that was physically enduring. After that he spent another ten years trying to get home to Ithaca. He was strong when it came to leading his men through obstacles like the Cyclopes and Hades and also was strong psychologically because he was away from his
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course ENL 003 taught by Professor Swinkin during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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