"As for myself I took my twelve best fighters and went ahead"
"'Strangers,' he said, 'who are you?And where from?'"
"'We are Troy, Achaeans, blown off course by shifting gales on the Great South Sea;'"
"Lets tie three sheep together and hide under the middle one"
Odysseus acts adventurous. He decides to search the cave.
Odysseus and his twelve men encounter Polyphemus and get trapped in his cave. This causes him to stab Polyphemus in the eye.
Odysseus is creative enough to figure out a plan to escape the cave. This plan helps him and his men escape. He is a complex character because he is suppose to be a hero of epic, but his emotions seem anything but heroic.