Godlike Odysseus

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Odysseus, son of Laertes, was godlike in many ways, but he also showed some human or mortal characteristics. In The Odyssey by Homer, he shows this in a few ways while on his way home to Ithica from the land of the Lotus-eaters, and also when he is home. Either something upsets him like a human would get upset, or he does something a human would do and normally wouldn't see from a god. First, …

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…smart and clever she is, and the words from Odysseus show to me how easily he can be upset like a human. With these three examples from the story of The Odyssey by Homer, I am convinced Odysseus had human-like characteristics and showed them in this story. I think it just goes to show that even the biggest of heroes, the best role models, etc., all have some things that show that they're only human.