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notes 09212010 - • Hector – fights out of a sense of...

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Nestor – honor and respect – gives respect to the younger warriors – in the funeral games, he advises Antiochus(son) on how to win the chariot race Paris – Cowardice – doesn’t pull his weight in battle – doesn’t follow the code of honor of the other heroes(emphasized by his use of the bow and arrow) – self-centered and preferred not to fight Achilles – full of pride(significant flaw) – extremely emotional – motivated by sense of pride – can’t control his rage
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Unformatted text preview: • Hector – fights out of a sense of responsibility to his city and his family – sense of duty – initially was opposed to the war • Agamemnon – greedy – an incompetent and irresponsible commander – only concerned for himself and manipulates people and situations for his own benefit • Odysseus – alternative kind of hero to Achilles – not overcome by pride – exhibits self-control as opposed to the lack of it in Achilles and Agamemnon...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HLI 113 taught by Professor Levin during the Fall '08 term at Stevens.

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