Odysseus Story

Odysseus Story

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  • Ordinary World
  • Call to Action
  • Refusal
  • King Odysseus of Ithaca is home with his wife Penelope, and his newborn son, Telemachus. 
  • Mentor
  • King Odysseus is invited to aid his comrades in the war on Troy.
  • Cross The Threshold
  • Because of his recently birthed son, the distance to Troy, and leaving his wife in general, Odysseus is reluctant to leave his family.
  • Tests/Allies/Enemies/Trials
  • While Odysseus doesn't want to go, the goddess Athena tells him to go for the sake of his relationships with the other kings going to war . 
  • Fast forwarding to after the war is won, Odysseus crosses the threshold when he sets sail back to Ithaca knowing little of how long it will take to come back home and the trials he will face.
  • During the trials of Odysseus, he faces many monsters including sirens, cyclopes, cannibals, and goddesses keeping him captive all testing his will, strength, and hope for getting home.
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