CALL TO ADVENTURE - Odysseus has been asked to go to Troy to fight the Trojans. The Trojan War last 10 years. Odysseus comes up with the wooden horse plan and helps the Greeks defeat the Trojans. Odysseus is now on his way back to Ithaca.
MENTORS/HELPERS - People that helped Odysseus along the way would firstly be his men. Without his men he wouldn't have made it as far as he did as fast as he did. Another person that helped him was the god, Zeus. Even though Zeus caused harm too, he also made sure Odysseus made it home. Another person that helped was the goddess, Athena. Athena turned him into a begger so he could find out if his wife still felt the same as she did 20 years ago.
TESTS/ENEMIES - One of the obstacles was the cyclops. The cyclops had eaten many of his men and held them hostage. Another obstacle was the Sirens. The sirens tried to kill him and his men. The next enemy they faced was Scylla. Scylla had many heads that came down and grabbed six men, eating them.Something else they had dealt with was Charybdis. Charybdis was a whirlpool with teeth that had also eaten some of the men. Lastly, Odysseus and his men faced The Cattle of the Sun God. The men ended up eating the cattle, so Zeus threw a bolt at the ship and all of the remaining men died except Odysseus.