odyssey, learning about himself

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In the Odyssey, written by Homer, Odysseus learned a lot about himself and what he had to do to become a better overall human. The adventures he goes on, I think, opens his eyes to a world in which he thought he was invincible. With the Odyssey, Odysseus learned a big lesson in humility. The greatest example of this is in the last five books or so within the story. He has to dress, act, …

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…moves and even though an adult, made a lot of childish mistakes. It took him lessons in humility, pride, respect, and responsibility in order to be the man he is at the end of the book. I think he learned responsibility throughout the story. He would not have gotten his kingdom back and had a good ending if he had not. He also would not be the ruler, father, son, and husband he will be.