CALL TO ADVENTURE- Odysseus has been asked to go to Troy to fight the Trojans. The Trojan war lasts ten years. Odysseus comes up with the wooden horse plan, and helps the Greeks defeat the Trojans. Odysseus is now on his journey home to Ithica.
MENTORS/HELPERS- Athena changes Odysseus into a beggar, his crew helps him along the way, Circe cares for him for 10 years, Tiresias told Odysseus his future, and Telemachus and Eumaeus helps him get into Ithaca.
TESTS/ENEMIES- Charybdis and Scylla get in Odysseus's way by working together. The Sirens lure sailors to their doom. Polyphemus the cyclops traps Odysseus and his men. Helios sends Zeus on Odysseus's crew to their doom. The suitors try to kill Odysseus.