Help with Questions to The Iliad: Describe the shield of Achilles
- Describe the shield of Achilles and explain the symbolism.
- What is the significance of the speech of Achilles’ horse?
- What is a theomachy? Why does the theomachy occur?
- Explain the clash of values symbolized in the fight between Achilles and Hektor.
- How does Achilles change over the course of the poem?