call to adventure odysseus leaves ithaca to fight in the trojan war. the war lasts 10 years. odysseus comes up with a plan and the greeks win the war. he and his men sail back home to ithaca.
mentors and helpers: tyresseus(helped him find a quicker way to get home through a prophecy), eumaeus (helped him get his kingdom back [in the movie]), athena (turns him into beggar), cersei (gives him advice), zeus (tells calypso to release him when calypso was holding him prisoner)
tests and enemies: poseidon (makes his journey home difficult) , cyclops(ate his men), zeus(throws down lightening), lotus eaters (offer lotus to make them stay on the island) , sirens (tried to sing to his men)