The Odyssey Project

by Brylee Sinyard

Epic Heroes are Famous

Epic heroes usually are already famous. They are of royalty or legend.

Odysseus's Fame

Odysseus was famous before he left Ithica because he was the prince of Ithica.

Epics Take Place in Giant Settings

Epics are set in vast areas over land and/or large bodies of water.

Odyssey's Setting

The Odyssey takes place all over the Mediterranean Sea, and then Ithica.

Supernatural Forces

Epics have supernatural forces that assist the main character.

Odysseus's Allies

Odysseus was helped by Athena, Calypso, the ghost of a prophesier, and others I have forgotten about.
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Works Cited

Fitzgerald, Robert, trans. "From the Odyssey." Prentice Hall Literature. Upper Saddle River: Pearson, 2013. 1044+. Print.