How does Odysseus get home in The Odyssey?
After helping the Greeks to win the Trojan war, Odysseus sets out on what will become a ten year long journey to return to his home and kingdom of Ithaca. Although Odysseus experiences many difficult and dangerous adventures along the way, he is also helped by the goddess Athena, who has always favored him among all the other Greek heroes. Partly this is because Odysseus is smart and uses his ingenuity to come up with plans that solve problems, while other men would simply flail about in self-doubt and frustration. It was Odysseus, after...
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