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Title: odysseus - a different type of hero

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Subject: History
Author: Gale L
Date: July 7, 2014
Level: University
Grade: B
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So by demonstrating his strengths, and overcoming his weaknesses he becomes an epic hero, not only in Homer's time but in the 21st century as well. Yet these archetypal heroic qualities are not his only heroic qualities, in order to win his battles and find his way home he needed to display other qualities such as cunning, shrewdness, and ingenuity...

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Yet these archetypal heroic qualities are not his only heroic qualities, in order to win his battles and find his way home he needed to display other qualities such as cunning, shrewdness, and ingenuity. The early part of The Odyssey concerns Telemakhos and his journey. In Sparta at the court of Menelaos and Helen, Telemakhos learns of the bravery of his father; "?and how he fought through hardship for my sake" (Homer IV 176-177)...

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