Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why is Juno so angry with the Trojans?
She is angry for two reasons. First, she is still offended that Paris did not pick her as the loveliest goddess. Second, she wants her city of Carthage to become the ruler of the world, but she has heard that the descendants of the Trojans will overthrow it.
2. How does Aeneas demonstrate skill as a leader after the Trojans finally make it to shore?
Even though he is sad and worried, he pretends to be hopeful and gives his followers a rousing speech. He reminds them of the hardships they have endured and he reminds them of their destiny--to sail to Latium to settle. He mourns inwardly for the comrades he fears they have lost, but he is still able to set a good example for his people and inspire them in a difficult time.
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