The Role Of Anger In The Iliad

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THE AFFECT OF RAGE IN THE ILIAD

Anger is a common theme in society, and was also prevalent in the time of the Greeks. In Homers book

The Iliad, anger plays an important role, creating the book that has a lot if drama and warfare. We will

learn how the anger of the people and of the gods in the Iliad affect all of mythology.

Achilles was a happy man he was going to be married to an extremely honored lady named

Hellen, but Paris a prince of the Trojans kidnaped her away to his land. Achilles was so furious that he

decided to attempt to get into a war and his rage started a succession of events that shaped mythology.

Because of his anger, Achilles went to the influential leaders of Greece and awakened anger among

them so that they would
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