The Iliad, writing homework help: According to the first 8 lines
1. According to the first 8 lines, what will this poem be about? 2. What do you think the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles is about? Compare/contrast to the “quarrel” that started the war. Do gods or men or both cause the quarrel? 3. What do you think of Apollo’s murderous response (2-3) to Chryses’ prayer? What do you think of Zeus’s response (16-17) to Thetis’ request? 4. What accusations do Achilles and Agamemnon level at each other? Do you think these charges are just?