The Iliad And Salammbo Analysis

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The Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, and Salammbo written by Flaubert, uses the main protagonists to depict messages about war, love, and women. Achilles is the main character in The Iliad and Salammbo is the main charter in Salammbo. Both of these characters were comparative in their qualities and interesting in their own particular manners. Both books examine the impacts of war and actions that elevate the characters to go to war. Both works show the extreme level of what people would do for their loved ones even if it is going to war to protect them. The Iliad and Salammbo illustrates the subject of death and its effect. The epic poem The Iliad, occurred in the city of Troy during the Trojan War, while Salammbo took place during the Punic War. The characteristics and techniques of war, the role of women and the main characters in The Iliad and Salammbo differed, but their relationships with their companions, friends and family were comparable through both writings.
The setting of The Iliad occurred in the city of Troy, where the Achaeans and Trojans are at war. Achilles who is a strong warrior for the
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In Salammbo people were forced to choose between wealth and rich or death. As a result, people chose to be wealthy and rich and formed a powerful army who then decides to take on Rome. Hanno, an impressive general arrives to the war with a war elephant. Since the Carthage, their opponent no longer has a navy anymore, the Romans used this to their advantage. This information motivated the Romans to build their own navy similar to the Carthage. Even though the Romans did not win the war they were proud that they build the own navy and fought in the war. In addition, the death scene of people that were described was not as vivid as The Iliad. There were people tripping over there people during the war, battle field confusions, chaos and their methods of fighting were not effective in

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