Quester In The Odyssey

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Our Quester: a young man, very arrogant and shrewd, a very hungry glory-seeker which gets in his way sometimes, and not to old to learn from his mistakes.
A Place To Go: He must return home to Ithaca after the Trojan War but he is delayed by the wrath of the Greek God Poseidon. Zeus reasons that he be able to return to his home and sends the goddess Athena to help the quester. A stated Reason To Go: The Greeks have won the Trojan War and are ready for their journey home
Challenges and Trials: First, he is detained on the island of Ogygia by the nymph, Calypso, who has fallen in love with him but after persuasion from Zeus she reluctantly lets him go. Then, when he sets sail with his men, Poseidon shipwrecks them on the coast of Phaeacians.
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