The similarities and differences that Achilles and Odysseus share. This Comparing and Contrasting Achilles and Odysseus diagram depicts key characteristics of the Greek heroes Achilles and Odysseus. Both heroes are arrogant and self-centered, allowing their arrogance to stunt their growth as individuals, believing they are above showing humility for their actions. The boundless courage and sheer determination they display as they face danger head-on. In contrast, both heroes have very different strengths; in battle, Achilles relies on his physical strength, whereas Odysseus relies on his intelligence and wit, often outwitting his opponents. With EdrawMax, you can easily work on similar story ideas. Download this comparing and contrasting tool and start making some amazing diagrams.