The Question and Answer section for The Odyssey is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm sorry, this is a short-answer "literature" forum designed for text specific questions. We are unable to assist students with other subjects.
Homer appeals to Calliope, the muse of epic poetry, for inspiration.
Odysseus' journey involves many problems: he encounters the Cyclops, he almost loses some of his men in the Land of the Lotus Eaters, he deals with Scylla and Charybdis and loses men to both monsters. He meets his fate of being away...