The Odyssey Hero Pattern Project - Emily Bohnsack
Updated: 1/29/2021
The Odyssey Hero Pattern Project - Emily Bohnsack

Storyboard Text

  • The Call
  • The Journey
  • The Other: Polyphemus
  • Odysseus' intent is to get him and his shipmates back home to Ithaca after fighting in the Trojan war
  • The Journey
  • Odysseus and his shipmates come across an island with large lotuses. They soon realize that they won't hurt them as long as the flowers aren't eaten.
  • Helper: Calypso
  • Polyphemus is a cyclops and is the son of Poseidon
  • The Other: The Maelstrom
  • Odysseus ad his shipmates come up with a plan to escape Polyphemus' cave where the stab his one eye with a hot spear.
  • After being struck with lightning by Zeus, Calypso gives Odysseus shelter and protection for 10 years but holds him as a prisoner.
  • The Maelstrom is a whirlpool that spins 2 times a day bringing down ships and the crew.