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I. Patterns a. Withdrawal and Return pattern i. Steps 1. Protagonist experiences personal loss or has some sort of quarrel with someone or a group of people 2. Protagonist calls down curses on social unit and withdraws from social unit in anger 3. Social unit suffers loss during absence of withdrawn figure a. Absence of figure sometimes involves disguise b. While absent, figure is offered hospitality of some kind 4. An embassy is sent to protagonist to offer restitution. The offer is first refused but then accepted a. Figure is recognized or reveals him/herself 5. Protagonist returns and regains honor and recognition by benefiting the community 6. Death of a substitute (sometimes involved) ii. How does this pattern apply to the Iliad ? 1. Achilles a. 1. Achilles loses Briseis b. 2. Achilles withdraws from the army and sulks in his tent c. 3. Greeks start losing i. 3a. Petroklos puts on Achilles’ armor and pretends to be him, leading the army d. 4. Achilles finds out that Petroklos is dead and agrees to go back
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