The Odyssey - Arko Dewri Mrs. Dewey English 9H, Period 2...

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Arko Dewri Mrs. Dewey English 9H, Period 2 November 17, 2009 In Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey , Odysseus expresses himself as a very abstruse and multifaceted character. Some of his deeds show that Odysseus is a great hero, and others show that he is an imperfect human. So, it is very difficult to determine whether Odysseus is a true hero or a true human. That is why Odysseus’s true personality is still obscure and controversial among people. But it is assured that in The Odyssey , Odysseus demonstrates both the characteristics of a godlike hero and a flawed human. In the epic poem, The Odyssey , Homer depicts Odysseus of having multidimensional heroic characteristics. For example, Odysseus keeps himself away from the addictive lotus plants, in the land of the lotus eaters, and drives his men away from those lotus plants by dragging them (page 985). As a result, Odysseus did not get addicted to the lotus plants and his men were able to overcome the lotus plant addiction. Therefore, Odysseus shows a total self-
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