Iliad Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis of Iliad.
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Iliad - War of Troy Show Futility of War

Summary: The Iliad Homer uses the War of Troy as an example of the tragic futility of all wars, rather than assuming either an antiwar or a pro-war position. This essay provides a detailed look into the work and is broken out into several sections. It includes historical and substnatial background information and attempts to answer:
What makes the reader believe The Iliad is pro-war:
What makes the reader believe The Iliad is anti-war?
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The Iliad is basically a story of rages of Achilles and the War of Troy. Thanks to the techniques of the author, Homer, The Iliad is very colorful, romantic, and it makes the readers imagine the ancient Greeks and their times of war. Homer is believed to be the author of epics other than the Iliad, although their authorship remains uncertain. Historian believes that Homer probably lived in the eighth century, B.C.1 (Discovering World History). However, there are very few things that we know about him. Some historians think Homer's birthplace may have been on an island on the eastern edge of the Aegean Sea, or perhaps in a city on the nearby coast, but they don't have evidence to support their theory (Michalopoulos).

In The Iliad, Homer interprets the war, the science of nature, the gods, heroes and...

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