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Achilies Iliad

Rage 1: The poem begins with an introduction to the theme of rage. Achilles, raging at the requests and demands of Agamemnon, withdraws from the war until the death of Patroclus. In this section, however, it is the rage of Chryses at his daughter's abduction that moves along the plot. Chryses offers Agamemnon an appropriate ransom for his daughter and the Greek king refuses to accept this. As a result, Chryses appeals to Apollo. Apollo is consumed by rage and punishes the Greek armies with a plague.

Rage 2: Agamemnon is enraged by Calchas' prophecy because is blames him for the destruction. He is also angry that Achilles over stepped his bounds in asking for a prophecy, which is the ...

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Added: 3/17/2011 01:56:11 AM
Submitted By: alphiatracy
Category: Poetry & Poets
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