CALL TO ADVENTURE Odysseus leaves Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. The was lasts 10 years. Odysseus helps end the war by creating a large wooden horse. After the war was over odysseus and his men sail for Ithaca.
Mentors/Helpers A mentor and helper of Odysseus was Athena, she advised him on his journey and turned him into a beggar when he wanted to see if his wife had remained loyal to him.
TESTS/ENEMIES The cyclops was the first enemy in his way. Odysseus and his men become trapped in the cyclops' cave they eventually escape by tying themselves under sheep.