The Iliad Notes Books 11-16
1. What changed the Greek desire for home to a desire for battle?
1. Strife (Godess)
2. How did Zeus check the early confidence of the Greeks that day?
1. Zeus rains blood on the Greeks to check their confidence.
In Oedipus the King by Sophocles, Oedipus, and the son of Laius, without
knowing, kills his father, then proceeds to save the city of Thebes. He then marries his
mother, Jocasta the queen of the city, and has children with her. As kin
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Okonkwos father died of a swelling disease
o He was sent to the evil forest
Okonkwos character is partly determined by the negative need to be everything his
father was not.
We admire Okonkwos determina