CALL TO ADVENTURE - Odysseus has been asked to fight in the trojan war. The war lasts ten years. Odysseus comes up with the wooden horse plan and helps the Greeks defeat the Trojans. Odysseus is now on his way back home.
MENTORS / HELPERS - Athena turned Odysseus into a beggar so he could keep his identity a secret. Circe was an enchantress who helped odysseus. Tiresias predicts Odysseus's future.
TESTS / ENEMIES - In "The lotus Eaters", Odysseus sends three of his men, and the men eat the Lotus and it causes them to not want to return home. In "The Cyclops", a cyclops named Polyphemus held them captive. In "Scylla and Charybdis", Scylla is a sea monster that eats 6 of Odysseus's men and sends fright into his crew. In "The Cattle of the Sun God", Odysseus and his men must avoid harming the cattle or else the Sun God, Helios, will be angered.