The Odyssey Essay In 'The Odyssey'

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The Odyssey Essay Draft Dark and scary Odysseus and his men stuck in the cave fighting to save their lives by a big and large creature with the name Cyclops. In the epic poem, The Odyssey by Homer, It all started when Odysseus and his men wanted to take a rest after a long time floating on the water. Little did they know what they were getting themselves into. The large creature entered the cave, and man they were definitely in for a heck of a ride. Odysseus is brave and wise. Odysseus is Brave. For example, Odysseus heated up the stake getting ready to stab the Cyclops in the eye. “To make a stake with pointed ends, this in the fires heart toughening it.” (9. 231-232). This shows that Odysseus was brave because, he had the braveness and strength to heat up the stake and get ready to stab the Cyclops in the eye. This also shows that Odysseus is brave because the Cyclops is a very large and scary creature. Odysseus stayed strong and did what he had to do to get back to his home, ad return with him and his men safe. Odysseus is nothing comparable in size to the Cyclops. In addition Odysseus stabbed the Cyclops right in the dead center of his eye. “So with our brand we bored that great eye, while blood ran out and around the hot bar” (9. 296-297). This shows that Odysseus was very brave because he stabbed the Cyclops right in the eye and risked his life to save his men and himself. This also shows that Odysseus was brave because the Cyclops was very close to grabbing the men

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