Iliad Essay | Student Essay

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The Iliad

Summary: Discusses The Iliad, by Homer. Describes the plot and major characters. Explores the importance of caves to the story.
All characters in the Iliad (with one exception Calchas) have shied away from the truth because it hurts. As Plato said, "And if he is compelled to look straight at the light, will he not have pain in his eyes which will make him turn away to take refuge in the objects of vision which he can see." With this said it shows how characters have been made prisoners in their own cave and by staying in their cave their appetite keeps magnifying to an extent where their appetite can't be fed. Agamemnon has been stuck in his cave so long he has reached his peak for lust. Achilles has reached the light but turned away and still has hi appetite for pride. Zeus the god of all gods and goddesses is so deep in his cave of power he can't accept that he could be overthrown. Hera...

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