Character Sketch-The Odyssey

Poseidon

Description

He was the god of the sea, he was the divine antagonist of Odysseus, patron of the sea forming Phaeacians.

Characteristics of Personality

  • Ever-angry
  • Vengeful grudge holder
  • Sometimes super placid (calm)
  • Hates Odysseus

Summary

He hates Odysseus for blinding his son (the cyclops) he constantly hampers Odysseus' journey home and turns a short trip into a journey that last over 10 years.

Quote

"Well now, while I was among the Ethiopians, the gods have certainly changed their minds about Odysseus! Here he is, close to Phaeacian country, where he's fated to escape his trials and tribulations, but I'll file him his fill of trouble yet.
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