He is the main person in this book. He was telling about all the things that he had to go through to get back.
The thing that Odysseys had to blind to save himself from ever getting home.
The people that Odysseys his telling his storie to.
Quote 2: 'Next I told the rest of the men to cast lots, to find out which of them must endure with me to take up the great beam and spin it in the Cyclops' eye when sweet sleep had come over him. The ones drew it whom I myself would have wanted chosen, four men, and I myself was the fifth, and allotted with them.' He didn't give up he knows what he is going to do. He made a plan and followed out that plan.