Iliad Essay | "the Wrath of Achilles"

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"the Wrath of Achilles"

Summary: Analyzes The Iliad by Homer. Provides a detailed character study of Achilles. Explores the heroic aspects of his character.
Heroism can have many faces, but in time of Ancient Greece, the time of Homer, a specific code existed. This code was unquestionable and no contradictions in hero's behavior were an option in that era. A perfect hero acted like a machine. He was cold and all situations he found himself in solve with perfect, precise calmness and rationality. No human feelings ruled over the hero's mind. The Iliad of Homer is filled with heroes like Achilles, Odysseus, Hector, Ajax and others. None of them, however, represents perfect model of heroic figure. Heroic features in each of them are presented differently. Achilles stood above all heroes because he doubted the heroic code, which makes him a more human and real character. This became the main idea, the main theme of The Iliad. Achilles represents the hero who fights all his life; he fights not...

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