Elements Of An Epic: The Odyssey
By: Whitley Word
Element 1. The Hero
Odysseus dose not have any special poweres, but he has befriended the goddes Athena.
The main charecter also completes taskes a normal man could not.
Odysseus fights off monsters ,cheates death, and defies odds by killing 108 men.
Element 2. Setting
Odysseus spends ten years traveling the oceans and islands inbetween ceans inbetween Troy and Ithica. He even traveled to the underworld.
Element 3. Acts of Courage and Valor
Odysseus complets many acts of valor and courage throughout the odyssey using his intelegents and strength.
Element 4. Style
The Odyssey is a perfect example of this because of of the detal Homer puts into the description and simalys.
Element 5. Supernatural forces
The Odyssey contains many forms of supernatural forces. To list a few, Scylla, gods, goddeses, cyclops, sirens, calypso, and lotus Eaters.