The Odyssey

The Elements of an Epic & Hero's Journey

Elements of an Epic: Legendary Hero

The legendary hero in this story was Odysseus. He went to Troy to fight alongside the Greeks in the Trojan War. He fought for the Greeks for tens years.

The Elements of an Epic: Omniscient Narration

He tells the story of the Odyssey to a crowd of people. He is creating a back flash and the story is told in third person.

Hero's Journey

It lasted for 20 years.