Odysseus Epic Leader

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Odysseus has many traits of an epic hero, but the most important to me are that he is a good leader and has a group of loyal followers. Firstly he has a group of followers who do what he orders them to do. An example from the story is; “I tried to say / ‘Untie me!’ to the crew, jerking my brows; / . . . . Then Perimedes / got to his feet, he and Eurylochus, / and passed more line about, to hold me still” (Homer 77-81). This is a good example because it shows that Odysseus's men followed his orders to not untie him no matter what he said. Secondly he is a good leader. An example would be; "I carved / a massive cake of beeswax into bits / and rolled them in my hands until they softened" (Homer 38-40). "I carried wax along the line, and laid
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