Why Odysseus Is An Epic Hero

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Odysseus is a epic hero. A epic hero has to be larger than life figure and posses some kind of out of the normal talent. He posed the strength to go and stab the cyclops in the eye and when he held onto the ram instead of being tied. A epic hero also has to be natural leader. Odysseus has shown through out the story that he can lead his men and think on the fly. At the lotus eaters he realized that if they ate the lotus it put them under a spell. So he then made everyone get on the boat, but he had to tie the men that were under the spell to the benches. Odysseus also cares about his men and about keeping there spirits up. When they were stuck in the cyclops cave he kept there spirits up by talking about battle strategies even though people

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