Comparing Odyssey And The Wizard Of Oz

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The Odyssey and The Wizard of Oz both have heroes that make the story epic and intriguing. In each story a hero is present with supernatural abilities or qualities that help them along their journey home. A) Odysseus would be the brave hero in The Odyssey because he is smart and makes decisions based on h is mental ability. 1) One example of when Odysseus use his brain was when the cyclops Polyphemus asked Odysseus what his name is and Odysseus respond with nobody. B) Additionally, in The Wizard of Oz the hero would be Dorothy because she is brave when she faces the Wicked Wizard of the West. 1) Dorothy was brave when she defended her friend the scarecrow once the Wicked Witch of the West lite the Scarecrow on fire with the torch Dorothy threw

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