CALL TO ADVENTURE Odysseus leaves Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. The war lasts 10 years. Odysseus helps by creating a large wooden horse. After the war was over, Odysseus and his men sail home to Ithaca.
MENTORS/HELPERS Athena: appears in the form of Mentor, assists Odysseus due to his wits, disguised him as a beggar. Circe: turns some of Odysseus' men into pigs, tells Odysseus to see a blind prophet from the Underworld. Tiresias: a blind prophet from Thebes, warns Odysseus of the next obstacle and warns him to not harm Helios' cattle
PESTS/ENEMIES Polyphemus: a cyclops, son of Poseidon. He eats 6 men, and he prays to Poseidon to harm Odysseus Sirens: lured nearby sailors with their magical voices to shipwreck them Scylla&Charybdis:Scylla is a monster with 4 eyes and 6 heads, Charybdis was a sea monster who was known as a whirlpool