Completing a Journey
Its been twenty years since Odysseus has been able to go home to his kingdom and family, because Poseidon has a grudge toward him and would not let him leave. Currently his kingdom is slowly falling apart, and Athena, who always liked Odysseus, recognizes this and says that it is time for him to come back to his kingdom. At many points in his journey Odysseus could give up and not try
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with his quest. She wants him to get home safely and to glorify his name and country. I think that it is a good thing that Athena helps because no mortal could accomplish the task of returning home and fighting off all of the suitors at once. Although most of the time Odysseus didn't even know that Athena is with him, she always is. She is there watching over him, helping him the entire journey.