The Heroic Journey Of Odysseus In Homer's The Odyssey

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The Odyssey written by Homer, is a Greek literature full of many epic pomes. The Odyssey is a story of Odysseus and his family. Odysseus, who is the protagonist of the odyssey, is portrayed as a hero. As Odysseus goes off on his adventures he is tested physically and mentally. Odysseus battles among the other Greek heroes at Troy, and now struggles to return to his kingdom. While Odysseus is away, he leaves home Penelope and Telemachus. Penelope Who is the wife of Odysseus and their son Telemachus. The Odyssey is a piece of work that all humankind can relate too, and it’s a favorite to many modern reads. Odysseus demonstrates the theory of “survival of the fittest” through the stages of his heroic journey: separation, initiation and return. Man of many wiles is unique and no one can do what he does. Also, he is human and he overcomes his flaws. Odysseus demonstrates survival of the fittest from the first stage of his heroic progression because he is separated from his home as a war hero. Odysseus was one of the greatest of the Greek heroes who fought during the Trojan war. Odysseus had to stay away from home for a long time. Leavening his kingdom, wife and child, which he loved so deeply. The war with Tory lasted for ten years. Odysseus was the most skillful of the Greek heroes. Odysseus formulated a plan to stop the madness, and he came up with the Trojan horse. The Trojan horse is a colossal hollow wooden horse to …show more content…
And now he nears the land of the Phaeacians, Where he is fated to escape the trap Of trials that held him fast. This is my task: to drive him back into his misery.

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