Discussion question – The Iliad: What role does Fate play
- What role does Fate play in the Iliad, both in terms of the outcome of the Trojan War, and in terms of the destinies, emotions, and psychology of the individual characters?
- Discuss the nature, role, and “heroic code” characteristic of the Homeric hero.
- Discuss the portrayal of father-son relationships in The Iliad, referencing the relationship between Priam and Hector as well as the relationship between Achilles and Peleus.
- Discuss the actions and motivations of divine figures in The Iliad.