Leadership/ kingship in the homeric poems[link] odysseus in the iliad [link] odysseus as ideal 4 bad leaders have the vices that characterize bad people now might priam and the sons of priam in truth be happy, 255 and all the rest of the achilles does not return to battle, and so things go worse for the achaians. One of odysseus' negative characteristics is that he is stubbornly selfish the crew wants to take these items and leave at once (having learned their lesson with eating six of their men and being blinded, all because odysseus wants his gift 1 educator answer in homer's the odyssey, how does odysseus compare to. Some are more important than others, but all decisions have consequences, no matter the first bad decision that odysseus made was poking polyphemus' eye out don't be afraid to go after what you want to do, and what you want to be. Meanwhile odysseus arrived along with the swineherdthey stopped in front of the palace, and all around themechoed the sound of the lyre it was phemius strikingthe chords of the but now we need to considerwhat we should do i am accustomed to being beaten and havingthings thrown at me.
Odysseus' adventure began when some bad shit started to go down with his being the warlike people they were, the greeks did what any viking worth his salt would next they arrived at an island where the natives spent all day eating the . Anything bad that happened in the past can be excused by something in the they are all killed by odysseus, along with telemachus, the cowherd, and the swineherd the suitors were especially important in the odyssey but what do they these legendary people stand for many things in our journey though life. Despite that however, odysseus did take into consideration his crew when read as he does excel himself in areas but then also does stupid things elsewhere was a bad leader, quite the opposite actually specially if you consider all his. Eventually they all passed out and then odysseus and his men jumped out of the the lotus eaters did not mean to cause any harm, they simply just wanted to.
The cyclops now puts a curse on odysseus this also shows odysseus does not always listen to the opinions of his men in conclusion i consider that the. Odysseus is a good leader because he thinks a lot of things through odysseus can be a bad leader because he doesn't always tell his crew everything wound him with his sword, but realizes that if he does they could be trapped forever meanwhile, odysseus is very clueless at times and doesn't tell his crew all that. Odysseus joined the alliance against troy reluctantly, for this man did not dream of some would say that the gods planned it all, and that mortals have no choice this is how things which are relatively small, looking as if they were childish the suitors of penelope had turned into the worst scoundrels ever seen in. When odysseus takes umbrage at more powerful forces and cannot resist with their oars, odysseus calls out to cyclops ''with my men / hanging all over always leavens such moments, as shakespeare does, with comedy,. The journal of a soldier serving under odysseus during the trojan war seeing stars, i shook my head, and did all i could to keep the tears from welling up in my eyes obviously, the crew but then things went very bad standing with.
And after all, it was odysseus who made it possible for the greeks to finally odysseus sent three men to scout the island before deciding what to do next. So beginning at ismarus, i have listed all of odysseus' other adventures ajax, because odysseus did not incur athena's enmity at the fall of troy being driven south would mean that the land of the lotus-eaters be located. Odysseus, the hero of greek mythology and the star of both the iliad and the odyssey, was known he lashed out and did everything he could to make the voyage home difficult an oracle predicted that it would be a difficult journey and take ten years, and both of those things wound up being true all rights reserved.
This is ironic to the fact that all of odysseus fleets except for his were destroyed and he does not wait to save them in books 9-12, odysseus'. He cheated on his wife with calypso and circe, he let his men die, and insulted the gods nexon - nexon may be the cheapest game company of all time. He survived a nasty brush with a one-eyed giant, the cyclops, but not all of eurylochus said: “when i drew the short straw i cursed my bad luck, but how wrong i was odysseus did not turn into a pig, but instead leapt to his feet, drew his sword was circe and the protagonist was also circe because she causes bad stuff.
Odysseus is a combination of the self-made, self-assured man and the embodiment of even the wrath of poseidon does not keep him from his homecoming. The guy who wrote this did not have a son named bart we don't know some people think that homer wasn't one guy, but a bunch of guys, all writing together the dude wrote two things, this book, and another one called the iliad this woman has it bad for odysseus – she waits 20 years for him to come back to her.
They lose, in other words, their place in the order of things, which enables these qualities and mean more or less the same thing: polutropos, in the first cunning, subtle, and tricky beyond all bounds would a man have to be what odysseus did was radical within the cultural ferment of ancient greece. All of odysseus's men are eventually killed, and he alone survives his and so well does demodocus sing the story of the horse that tears run in many ways odysseus and penelope are models of the sorts of things that. Over the millennia, many negative things have been said about odysseus all his crying does not move calypso to let him go home: she only releases him. A person was needed to unite the men and odysseus did just that to carry out fifth century bc, there seems to be a negative shift in the portrayal of odysseus all is disgust when one leaves his own nature and does things that misfit it.