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Essay heading: Odysseus as an epic hero
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936-943, lines 1082-1300, "The Test of the Great Bow" and "Death at the Palace"). He also displays curiosity when he poses as a beggar to his son right before the Gods show his true identity (p. 929-930, lines 935-990, "Meeting of Father and Son"). He is able to hear what has been going on in his home for the last few years without his son knowing who he really is...
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This soothes his curiosity for knowledge of the times since his departure. Bravery is in my opinion the most important mark of a leader. Odysseus displays this trait throughout every scene in the Odyssey. Bravery is shown in scenes of Book Two, where he reveals his true identity (p. 931, lines 1006-1035), (p...
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