Odysseus, raider of cities, is a man who exhibits many changes throughout his 10 years of adventure out at sea. In the course of fighting the Trojan War, he begins to lose many of the positive character traits that have defined him. Through the course of Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey we see Odysseus learn to be more patient, learn to put his trust in people, and overall become less arrogant.
At the beginning of the story we hear of Odysseus’ adventures after the Trojan War and his struggle in returning home to Ithaka. This is no easy task, for Odysseus makes it difficult for himself because of his many poor qualities as a leader. He has very little patience and rushes into situations due to his... View More »