CALL TO ADVENTURE-Odysseus is asked to go to Troy to fight, but the war lasts 10 years. Odysseus creates a plan (wooden horse) to help the Trojans win the war. Odysseus sets sail with his men to Ithaca.
MENTORS AND HELPERS- Athena helped Odysseus by turning him to a beggar when he got back to Ithaca. Zeus helped him by letting him go past Charybdis. Eurycleia helps by keeping his secret. Tiresias helps by telling him how to get back to Ithaca.
TESTS/ENEMIES- In the ocean, Scylla, Charybdis, and the Sirens hindered his journey. They had to take extra precautions to avoid mistakes involving these monsters.