THE ROAD BACK HOME- Odysseus encounters one final obstacle. The Road Back Home. Once he returns, he finds out that his house had been overrun by suitors trying to steal his wife and palace. He is not "home" because this was not what he wanted/ imagined when he returned home.
ATONEMENT- Odysseus's atonement comes into play at the island of Calypso, he is sad and alone, and he thinks about his past actions, this is when the gods forgive and help him get home.
RESOLUTION- The resolution begins when Odysseus finally returns to Ithaca. He arrives in disguise, but reveals himself to his son Telemachus. He keeps his identity a secret from Penelope. Throughout the years, Penelope has been devising ruse after ruse to keep the suitors at bay.