Odysseus: A True Hero

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A hero is somebody who cares about others and fights for what they believe in with confidence. In “The Odyssey” by Homer, a king named Odysseus ventures out from his home Ithaka to travel the seas. He has a long and hard journey trying to make his way home. Although debatable, Odysseus can be considered a true hero because he is brave, clever, and loyal. Odysseus is a brave hero who shows no mercy to his enemies. “While he had arrows, he aimed and shot and every shot brought down one of his huddling enemies”(960, lines 351-353). One can see that Odysseus doesn't give up and will fight until the end, no matter what. This shows that his bravery is what makes him a true hero to fight whatever wants to stop him. Odysseus also shows that he

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