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CliffsNotes Iliad

Bob Linn

CliffsNotes Iliad

by Bob Linn

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Published by Wiley Pub. in Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer. -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature.,
  • Trojan War -- Literature and the war.

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    Other titlesCliffsNotes on Homer"s The Iliad, On Homer"s The Iliad, Homer"s The Iliad, Iliad, Cliffs notes on Homer"s The Iliad, Cliffs notes Iliad
    Statementby Bob Linn.
    GenreStudy guides.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23031183M
    ISBN 10076458586X

    The Iliad Book 16 Summary & Analysis | LitCharts. The Iliad Introduction + Context. Plot Summary. Detailed Summary & Analysis Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Book 11 Book 12 Book 13 Book 14 Book 15 Book 16 Book 17 Book 18 Book 19 Book 20 Book 21 Book 22 Book 23 Book : The Iliad SparkNotes Literature Guide (Volume 35) (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series) (): SparkNotes, Homer: Books/5(18).

    Iliad Summary. The Iliad is an epic poem by Homer that tells the story of several weeks in the last year of the decade-long Trojan War.. In the Greek camp, Agamemnon and Achilles, the Greeks. The CliffsNotes study guide on Homer's Iliad supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, and critical commentaries, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work.

    Get this from a library! CliffsNotes, Iliad. [Bob Linn] -- The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also. Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad, plunges you into the midst of the battle of Troy as swords flash and ancient angers flare—and CliffsNotes is at your side through the fray to shield you from being unprepared for class discussion. CliffsNotes character analyses and critical essays delve into the depths of well-fueled feuds and fatal.


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Book IV begins with an argument among the gods in which Zeus taunts Hera and Athena about the possibility of ending the war at once because Paris has lost the duel with Menelaos.

However, after Hera's impassioned argument against the Trojans, Zeus immediately sends Athena to trick Pandaros. Get free homework help on Homer's The Iliad: poem summary, summary and analysis, quotes, essays, and character analysis courtesy of CliffsNotes.

Homer's The Iliad starts after the Achaians have been at war with the Trojans for nine years, trying to retrieve Helen of Troy, the wife of Menelaos who was kidnapped by Paris.

Introduction to the Poem. The Iliad deals with only a small portion of the Trojan War; in fact, it CliffsNotes Iliad book only a few months during the tenth year of that war. The ancient Greek audience, however, would have been familiar with all the events leading up to this tenth year, and during the course of the Iliad, Homer makes many references to various past events.

The CliffsNotes study guide on Homer's Iliad supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work/5(27).

Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad, plunges you into the midst of the battle CliffsNotes Iliad book Troy as swords flash and ancient angers flare—and CliffsNotes is at your side through the fray to shield you from being unprepared for class discussion.

CliffsNotes character analyses and critical essays delve into the depths of well-fueled feuds and fatal choices to explain the context of the heroic exploits of Achilles, /5(27). The fighting that began in Book V continues in Book VI. In the overall structure of the epic, this fighting involves three large movements between the ships and the city.

These movements end in Books XV, XVI, and XVII when the Trojans fire the Greek ships, Patroklos is killed, and Achilles decides to.

Jaynes sees the Iliad as a book dealing with pre-modern minds. Therefore, when Athena tells Achilles not to draw his sword to kill Agamemnon, the speaker is actually one side of Achilles' brain.

Therefore, when Athena tells Achilles not to draw his sword to kill Agamemnon, the speaker is. The Iliad quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book.

SparkNotes is here for you with everything you need to ace (or teach!) online classes while you're social distancing. Summary: Book The Greek commanders sleep well that night, with the exception of Agamemnon and Menelaus.

Eventually, they rise and wake the others. They convene on open ground, on the Trojan side of their fortifications, to plan their next move. The Iliad book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major t 4/5.

The CliffsNotes study guide on Homer's Iliad supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, and critical commentaries, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work/5(27).

Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad, plunges you into the midst of the battle of Troy as swords flash and ancient angers flare—and CliffsNotes is at your side through the fray to shield you from being unprepared for class discussion. CliffsNotes character analyses and critical essays delve into the depths of well-fueled feuds and fatal choices to explain the context of the heroic exploits of Achilles, Brand: HMH Books.

As Achaians fight Trojans to the bitter end for the hand of fair Helen, turn to CliffsNotes on The Iliad for plot summaries and commentaries that make sense of the themes of strife and reconciliation in this fast-action work of classic features that help you figure out this important work includeA close look at the author's.

Analysis: Books 3–4 While the first two books introduce the commanders of the Achaean forces, the next two introduce the Trojan forces. Priam, Hector, Paris, and Helen of Troy (formerly, of course, queen of Sparta) all make their first appearances in Book 3, and their personalities begin to emerge.

Apollo sends a plague upon the Greek camp, causing the death of many soldiers. After ten days of suffering, Achilles calls an assembly of the Achaean army and asks for a soothsayer to reveal the cause of the plague. Calchas, a powerful seer, stands up and offers his services.

If you are looking for helpful, insightful and easy to follow cliff notes on any great literary work, look no further than 'CliffsNotes'.

They provide the background to the author and to the play. They explain the themes and the characters extremely well, so well in fact that you may feel that you don't need to Reviews: The Iliad Summary In the tenth year of the Trojan War, tensions are running high among the Achaians (a super-ancient name for the Ancient Greeks).

First, the priest Chryses comes to ask their leader, King Agamemnon, to release his daughter, whom Agamemnon was holding captive. The Iliad Plot Summary. Homer's Iliad begins nine years after the Greek armies first arrived at Troy.

A plague has overcome the Greek armies because Agamemnon has refused to return the daughter of a Priest of Apollo. Achilles, the epic's central character, exposes this fact and confronts the king.

The Iliad Book 1 Summary & Analysis | LitCharts. The Iliad Introduction + Context. Plot Summary. Detailed Summary & Analysis Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Book 11 Book 12 Book 13 Book 14 Book 15 Book 16 Book 17 Book 18 Book 19 Book 20 Book 21 Book 22 Book 23 Book The Iliad Book 15 Summary & Analysis | LitCharts.

The Iliad Introduction + Context. Plot Summary. Detailed Summary & Analysis Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Book 11 Book 12 Book 13 Book 14 Book 15 Book 16 Book 17 Book 18 Book 19 Book 20 Book 21 Book 22 Book 23 Book.

Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad, plunges you into the midst of the battle of Troy as swords flash and ancient angers flare—and CliffsNotes is at your side through the fray to shield you from being unprepared for class discussion.

CliffsNotes character analyses and critical essays delve into the depths of well-fueled feuds and fatal Brand: HMH Books.^^^^^ THE ILIAD: BOOK X In contrast to the formal, noble councils of Book IX, we plunge now into an episode of night, confusion, secrecy.

Some scholars believe this book was at one point a story on its own and was only later worked into the Iliad, either by later editors or by Homer himself.CliffsNotes, Iliad.

[Bob Linn] -- One of the most important poems of all time, The Iliad is an epic that deals with a sliver of the Trojan War, its tenth year.

From this poem we .