Odysseus is given a bag of wind that is for taking him and his crew back home, but then is faced with a problem because one of the crew members opens the bag of wind and sets the crew on the other side of the world.
Road back/ Return
Odysseus then had no choice but to go to the underworld.
Atonement/ New life
When Odysseus returns home, Alcinous helps Odysseus.
Odysseus returns home to find his home filled with Suiters that are trying to win over his wife and kingdom.
Odysseus dresses up as a beggar and he lets his son and his servants know of his plan. Instead of jumping to conclusions and killing all of them, the journey has changed him and he is taking his time, and thinking through his plan with more detail
Odysseus is successful with the test his wife set up. The archery challenge, he was the only one that was able to string the bow. He also said the fact that the bad can not move, which only Penelope's husband would know.