Flaws In The Odyssey

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In the epic poem, The Odyssey, by Homer the main character, Odysseus, is primarily flawed. To star, Odysseus is overly prideful. In the beginning of the story he tells King Alcinous the story of his travels, and begins with, "I am Laretes' son Odysseus. Men hold me formidable for guile in peace and war: this fame has gone abroad to the sky's rim". This shows that Odysseus believes he is an impressive, strong man, and the he is known to by a large portion of the world. Next, Odysseus is overly curious which is a major flaw. When they find the cyclpos' cave instead of taking the cheese and goats then leaving Odysseus' says, "Ah, how sound that was! Yet I refused. I wished to see the caveman, what he had to offer..." This proves that instead
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