The Iliad, English research help: Name some similarities between
- Name some similarities between Zeus and Achilles (and Zeus and Agamemnon).
- How do you react to the way women (mortal and immortal) portrayed in Book 1?
- What do you think the heroes in the Iliad are fighting for? Do the heroes seem to like fighting? (See pp. 6, 22, 31, 72, 110, 145, and question # 8 under “Book 9.”) What do the gods seem to care about? How are their concerns like/unlike the heroes’ concern for honor and glory? (71-72).
- How do you know who has the most honor? Why do you think Zeus honors Thetis’ request (16-17)? What do you think of Zeus’ response to her (lines 549-559)?
- In what ways do you think the men’s and gods’ quarrels are like/unlike? Why do you think these quarrels have different outcomes?
Asked on 26.05.2017 in English Literature.