SG Iliad 7-12

SG Iliad 7-12 - 4. What do you think of the somewhat...

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Study Guide: Iliad, books 7-12 1. What do you think of the way the gods interfere in the fighting? Why do they do it? What kinds of things is Homer communicating by having the gods act in this way? 2. What do you make of Agamemnon’s use of “reverse psychology”? 3. What is Achilles’ relation to fate? How is it different from the way fate affects others?
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Unformatted text preview: 4. What do you think of the somewhat devious way in which Odysseus and Diomedes dealt with Dolon? 5. When Diomedes taunts Paris he says that Paris will die with more birds than women around him. What do you think he means by this? Why would it be an effective taunt? 6. How would you characterize Patroclus? How is he different from Achilles?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course IH 0952 taught by Professor Zhuraw during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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