Attractiveness And Leadership In Homer's Odyssey

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Odyssey Essay Hero’s must exhibit cleverness and leadership in order to save lives, keeps people calm through challenging situations, and keep calm for themselves during pressing matters. To be a successful hero you must be clever. After the Cyclops eats some of Odyssey’s men, Homer writes, “Here’s liquor to wash down your scrapes of men” (Bk 9, Ln 256-257). Odysseus offers the Cyclops his best wine hoping to find a way out of his cave. This demonstrates cunningness, Odysseus is planning to get the Cyclops in order save his and the rest of his men from being eaten by the Cyclops. When Odysseus and his men are getting attacked out at sea Odysseus states, “I tied them silently together, twining cords of willow from the ogre’s bed; then slung

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