Traits of the Hero Essay

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Traits Of The Hero Hercules Theseus Jason
Birth/Childhood ? Son of Zeus and his mortal mother, Alcmene.
? Brother is Iphicles.
? Hera was constantly trying to kill him. ? Son of the Athenian King, Aegeus.
? Spent his childhood with his mother in southern Greece.
? Supposedly lived generation earlier.
? Son of king Aeson.

Character Flaws ? Loses control of himself when angry.
? Mixed personalities
? Forgot to raise the white flag when he traveled home from Crete so his father thought he
was dead and he killed himself.

? Forgetfulness
Journey/Quest ? To complete the 12 labors in order to repent for killing his family and
others assigned to him by Eurystheus.

? Accompanied Jason on the quest for the Golden Fleece. ? He traveled to Crete to be one
of the sacrifices but he meant to kill the Minotaur.

? Succeeded by strangling the beast.
? Also accompanied Jason on the quest for the Golden Fleece. ? To get the Golden Fleece
back from Colchis and King Aetes.