Odysseus is the father of Telemachus and the husband of Penelope. He is known for his cunning mind. He created a plan to sack the city of Troy using a giant hollow horse. Now he is trying to get back home to his son and wife because if he doesn't she will have t marry someone else.
Odysseus in motivated by his desire to return home to Ithaca a hero of the Trojan War. He wants to return to his kingdom and to regain his family.Also regaing the throne of Ithaca and being reunited with his wife and sun.
Odysseus showed loyalty throughout the story by thinking about his wife and son throughout the journey. Even though he spend 7 years on an island and had no choice but to stay there. But the only thing that was on his mind was getting home on time so that his wife won't have to marry another man.