Differences Between Peleus And Menelaus

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I think this shows an interesting contrast between Adrestus and Menelaus. Adrestus was willing to be dishonorable and pay his way to safety, and was pleading with Menelaus, who may have been the worst person to plead with. The dishonorment of Menelaus was the cause of the war, and Menelaus was the King of Sparta, a nation of warriors who would rather fight to the death rather than surrender or beg like Adrestus. (73 words).
I think this shows yet again an important theme in the story, or maybe in Greek myths in general. The theme is once a god or a goddess mind is set, there is nothing humans can do to change what the gods have in store. I believe in a situation like this, both parties can sacrifice and pray the same amount, but the party
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It points out Achilles’ strengths and weaknesses such as, his status as a great warrior, but his overwhelming pride and honor, and his unforgiving nature. It shows similarities between Peleus and Nestor, both wise paternal figures who understand the weaknesses of the young warriors and advise them to improve. (66 words).
I really disagree with what Achilles is thinking and saying right now. I believe he is intransigent, and disrespectful to his steward Phoenix, who tried to convince him to return. He understands the desperate situation of the Argives, and he understands how Agamemnon is genuinely trying to gain his forgiveness, but he ignores everything because of his sullied honor. He was cruel to Phoenix by declaring he would hate him if he continued to support Agamemnon, the high king, even though Phoenix was his caretaker and loved him like a son. (91 words).
I think this sentence shows the weaker motives of the Trojan troops. Many of the troops came as a favor to King Priam, unlike the Greeks, who all came to avenge, therefore, the motive is weaker. This weaker motive is displayed because the soldier Dolon was the only one to spy on the Argive camp, but for the price for the priceless horses of Achilles. (65
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It was prophesied by or to his mother Thetis that he would achieve eternal glory, but he would die prematurely at Troy. Since he knew this and he did want the appreciation of the army, would it not be better to actually save them? The soldiers would think horribly of him if they discovered his deceit. It shows how he wants the glory, but is unwilling to fight for it. It shows his fractious unwillingness to forgive and forget. His bull-headed stubbornness is shown, unable to save his dearest friends all over a quarrel he could have, on multiple occasions, repaired. (114

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