Homer’s Odyssey is known as a tale of a heroic journey. Explain what physical trials Odysseus encountered and overcame, and then discuss the moral challenges he mastered. Was he a better man because of this journey? what failings does he still have? Do these make him seem human or less than heroic? Use evidence from the text to support our thesis. Include your analysis of how and why characters acted or events unfolded in the way they did.