Odysseus is an ancient Greek hero. Use Nelson Mandela as defiinning a hero to analyze Odysseus' character and see how he stacks up to the 21st century American heroism. Look at each characteristic and decide if Odysseus shares these traits. Make sure to give a specific example from the Odyssey for each characteristic.What can the similarities or differences show us about our cultures? You are a 21st century American and we are analyzing your ideals.
Reference Homer's Odyssey,