Iliad Essay | Forgive and Forget

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Forgive and Forget

Summary: This is an essay about the reconciliation between Priam and Achilles in "The Iliad" by Homer.
The rage that first overtook Achilles in the Iliad eventually subsides to compromise with his king, reconciliation with his enemies, and complete acceptance of his fate. The quarrel that incites Achilles anger is never resolved but is instead put into the past by a compromise with Agamemnon. Achilles' anger over the death of Patrokolus rages until the death and disgrace of Hector. Only through avenging his fallen comrade can Achilles accept his fate and quell his fury. After the disgrace of Hector and the ransoming of his body, a complete and meaningful reconciliation between Priam and Achilles resolves the epic. All the rage, death, and destruction of the Iliad are ended in a quiet and meaningful reconciliation between Priam and Achilles.

Words in the Iliad cut deeper than any spear point or bronze blade. Achilles wrath and the events that follow are the result of Agamemnon's harsh...

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