Helen In The Trojan War

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Has a loved one ever turned their back on you for another and you get so furious that you want vengeance not even on the person that left you but the that took her. Well this is the situation Menelaus is in right now. There is a war going on between the Greeks and the Trojans. This is no peaceful war, lots of death.
Now that you know what the war is about you will see why Helen should go back with the Greeks. The only reason Helen is even with Paris is because the goddess Aphrodite promises him a beautiful wife and can’t lie about her vow to him. Aphrodite puts a love spell on Helen to be attracted to Paris, but once it wears off she wishes to return to Menelaus. Also Paris chose Helen as the fairest of three women and showed his love towards
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Hector, Paris’s brother, is forcing Paris to go to battle. Hector arrives at Paris’s house and he is just getting ready with his war armour and bow. In the book it says “ There in the high chamber, he found his brother fussing over his armour and playing with his great bow, like a girl making ready for a party, instead of arming himself for the war-host”(Sutcliff 36). As Hector is commanding him to go to battle Paris is not listening to Hector very much so Helen starts to interject. Helen is saying that Paris is being a coward and the gods put her with the wrong prince. In conclusion Helen is saying that her love should not have to be urged to fight to protect his woman. I do however see why people think Helen should stay with the Trojans. Paris did kill Achilles who after all is the greatest Greek warrior ever to live. The author states in the book, “ He chose an arrow from his quiver, leaned far out, and took aim at Achilles in the crush that surged below” (Sutcliff 117). I do understand how this is a great accomplishment and contribution, but Paris killed him in a very cowardice way. Paris lines up his bow and arrow aiming towards Achilles heel and shoots an arrow; the arrow is heading toward the right spot, but what one might not realize is that Aphrodite is guiding the arrow in the air to strike. The arrow strikes Achilles right in the heel and he dies. The fact that that’s how he killed him is cowardice. If he is a real warrior he would go and fight achilles spear to

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