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ILIAD (ENGLISH)
In the book Iliad, was Achilles afraid to die in the Trojan war?
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 5:07pm by BOOKER PERRY

English 4
You'll find a summary of the "Iliad" in this site. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 7:53pm by Ms. Sue

English Literature
I had to read the Iliad, would you say this war was started because of economic gain, as you stated for "taxes" or if you had one word to describe the Iliad what would it be, example for power, entitlement, for love, etc. Thanks for your help
Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 8:40pm by Michelle

history
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some things on the Iliad: 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad 2. http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/iliad.html 3. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/ 4. http://academic.reed.edu/humanities/110Tech/Iliad.html
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 7:32pm by SraJMcGin

english (iliad)
I am currently writing a paper for my english class. Can someone read this paragraph and tell me some more things i should add/fix to make it correct, grammatically and book wise? In our paper we are supposed to: Anazlyze Homer's style, purpose, and theme in the iliad. support...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 9:43pm by henry

World History
from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad "Although the story covers only a few weeks in the final year of the war, the Iliad mentions or alludes to many of the Greek legends about the siege." Possibly. You'll need to read it to be sure.
Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 2:56pm by Writeacher

English 4
This site will give you a good overview http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 7:18pm by GuruBlue

ENGLISH
a lyrics that is best describe patroclus character in the novel of iliad. another lyrics that is best describe andromache in the novel of iliad
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 6:12pm by cassandra

10th Grade English
Definition of tragic hero: http://vccslitonline.cc.va.us/tragedy/aristotle.htm Achilles is the main character here, and so he's the tragic hero. Go through the definition (above) and make sure you are clear on why he's the tragic hero. (Broken Link Removed) This is an ...
Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 6:02pm by Writeacher

English 4
I need a summary of the Iliad.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 7:18pm by Mack

World History
These two sites will help you with that. http://pd.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/ http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/
Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 2:56pm by GuruBlue

English
In the Story The Iliad, what caused the Greeks and the Trogans to got to war?
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 8:57pm by Will

10th Grade English
what is the central human tradgedy of the Iliad? what is its most important theme?
Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 6:02pm by Joselyn

HiStOrY!!
There are a number of themes: envy(or wrath), fate, glory come to mind. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 8:10pm by bobpursley

english
in the book A Separate Peace... What does it symbolize when Finny opens the carnival by burning a copy of The Iliad?
Friday, February 4, 2011 at 1:35pm by taylor

history
The Iliad was an oral story told for hundreds of years in ancient Greece. It was finally written down about 1000 B.C. Check these sites for more information. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/context.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_War#Dates_of_the_Trojan_War
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 7:27pm by Ms. Sue

WESTERN CIV!
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:17pm by Ms. Sue

HiStOrY!!
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 8:10pm by Ms. Sue

english literature
If I was going to compare Achilles from The Iliad and Pierre from War and Peace to two real people, who do you think would represent them the best? Thanks, Michelle
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 8:45am by Michelle

Literature
Check the third paragraph in this site. http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/iliad.22.xxii.html
Monday, August 27, 2007 at 7:27pm by Ms. Sue

ILIAD (ENGLISH)
Let me know what you think after you read these analyses: Iliad Study Guide : Summary and Analysis of Books 21-24 ... http://www.gradesaver.com/iliad/study-guide/section6/ Patroclus, a better man than Lycaon, died, and Achilles himself will die, .... He is afraid to face ...
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 5:07pm by Writeacher

English Literature
I've posted a couple times before but I'm still at a lost, your team has been very helpful, if I could bother you once more. I have to write an essay based on four different wars - The Iliad, War and Peace, Richard III and Henry IV, someone earlier gave me a good idea for a ...
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 7:58pm by Michelle

English Literature
I need to write an essay about The Iliad and compare and contrast it to the current war on terror. Do you know any references I can research to help write my paper. Thanks, Michelle
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 8:24pm by Michelle

english
Please try some of the following links: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=\In+A+Separate+Peace%2C+what+does+it+symbolize+when+Finny+opens+the+arnival+by+burning+a+copy+of+The+Iliad%3F Sra
Friday, February 4, 2011 at 1:35pm by SraJMcGin

English Literature
If you don't mind me asking another question: These four stories, do you think I have the right word to describe them why they were started? War and Peace - Love Richard III - evil Henry V - religion or entitlement Iliad - as you said "power"
Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 8:40pm by Michelle

history
How was the iliad time and when it was?
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 7:27pm by isa

history
Whow is the iliad times?
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 7:27pm by isa

history
how was the iliad time and when they ocurred?
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 7:32pm by isa

Mythology
Iliad and Odyssey were composed and recited long before they were ever written down. They arose in the areas around ancient Greece and were told and retold for several hundred years before they were written down. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad There are still disagreements...
Monday, December 1, 2008 at 12:24pm by Writeacher

English/Literature
I'd search here for articles about Iliad and about whichever play you choose by Sophocles: http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/ Also, read widely among these search results: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&q=sophocles+electra&btnG=&as_sdt=1%2C44&as_sdtp= (You can change ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:43am by Writeacher

HiStOrY!!
what is Homer trying to say in The Iliad?
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 8:10pm by Kayla

English
Thanks, I have read it through, it just doesn't all connect so easily for me. I get that the conversation with his mom is important and all, but I don't necessarily see why all the other conversations with people from the Iliad made him learn a lesson. Blech. My brain isn't ...
Sunday, January 27, 2008 at 8:52pm by Mark

english
please give a clue for the following essay question. Describe the significance of the Winter Carnival for Gene. What does it symbolize when Finny opens the carnival by burning a copy of The Iliad? Why is it ironic that the Carnival ends with the arrival of Leper's telegram ...
Friday, July 24, 2009 at 3:08pm by bindiya farswani

world literature
Be sure to study some of the sites here - especially the Book Notes. http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=In+Book+I+of+the+Iliad%2C+examples+that+Achilleus+is+an+epic+hero Sra
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 6:26pm by SraJMcGin

WESTERN CIV!
can you give me a summary of the Iliad by Homer?
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:17pm by Brittany

Literature
What words and comparisons emphasize Achilles' speed? (question from the iliad)
Monday, August 27, 2007 at 7:27pm by sonia

english (iliad)
Pretty much i am asking you guys just to proof read this and tell me things i should add/remove and change. Any help will be appreciated. The paper is: Analyze Homers style, purpose, and theme in the iliad. Support your assertions with evidence and quotes from the epic poem. ...
Monday, November 24, 2008 at 9:43pm by henry

World History
Is the story of how the Trojan war started with Helen, and Paris in the Iliad? Thanks:)
Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 2:56pm by Rebekah

Social Studies
Was Hector in the Trojan War mentioned in the Iliad or Odessey by homer? thanks:)
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 8:32pm by Brit

mythology
compare homer and virgil Help! i need a few things that compare these two poets. Homer wrote the Odyssey Virgil wrote the Aeneid (sp?) yeah i know but i need more examples. Homepage of the Iliad, Odyssey, and AeneidThe page links together the Iliad, Odyssey, and the Aeneid. It...
Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 12:12pm by diana m.

world literature
In book one of the Iliad what are examples that show that Achilleus is an epic hero?
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 6:26pm by chelsea

english literature
I don't know, I had to write one paper that's about War and Peace, The Iliad, Richard III and Henry V. I'm going to compare Richard III to Hitler and Henry V to President George W. Bush but I can't think of who would represent the other two characters and was hoping someone ...
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 8:45am by Michelle

English 2
Compose and essay that describes the significance of the Winter Carnival for Gene. What does it symbolize when Finny opens the carnival by burning a copy of The Iliad? Why is it ironic that the Carnival ends with the arrival of Leper's telegram announcing his escape? Use at ...
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:59am by mysterychicken

English Literature
I need to write an essay that will include the following: The Iliad, Richard III, War and Peach and Henry IV. I need to compare and contrast these four stories in relation to war. Can someone help me 1.) with a possible thesis and 2.) how to go about constructing an outline on...
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 10:28am by Michelle

English - Oedipus Rex
GuruBlue is right, and you can go back into Iliad and Odyssey to see the same types of conflicts in the human psyche. (Of course, the gods and goddesses don't care ... because they're deities!!) Yes, you should read widely in these cultures' literature if you want to come to ...
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 11:13am by Writeacher

House of Atreus
Hi. I need to write an analytical essay on the relationship of the Iliad and The Odyssey to the Oresteia, that explains how Aeschylus seems to be using those epics and their surrounding mythologies in his own trilogy of plays on the plight of the House of Atreus. Im not ...
Sunday, December 3, 2006 at 12:39pm by Stumped.

English/Literature
I have to write an essay, but I just need help with coming up with some ideas. In the essay, I have to compare/contrast the plays "Ajax" OR "Electra" (both are by Sophocles) with the "Iliad" (by Homer). I CANNOT mention similarities/differences in plot between the two, but ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:43am by Joshua

litureature
Among early epic poems, _______ is the story of a man who searches out a beloved friend in the land of the dead. A. The Odyssey B. The Iliad C. Beowulf D. Gilgamesh
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 11:44am by Anonymous

Humanities (Multiple Questionst)
#1. The Iliad is a work that describes events related to the A) founding of Minoan culture B) early battles of the Persian Wars. C) attack on the Dorians on Mycenae D) Mycencean attack on the coastal of Troy #2. Which one of the following is NOT true ancient Greek life? A) ...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 3:46pm by Tyson Hanlon

Eng B
Among early epic poems, _____ is the story of a man who searches out a beloved friend in the land of the dead. A. Beowulf B. Gilgamesh C. The Iliad D. The Odyssey Answer is "D"
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 12:28pm by Jen

English
"Even Homer sometimes nods" means that even someone amazing can make a mistake. The ancient Greek epic poems Iliad and Odyssey are said to have been told by the blind poet Homer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odyssey It's questioned whether ...
Monday, July 6, 2009 at 6:21am by Writeacher

Humanities (Multiple Questionst)
Here are some online articles that should help you figure them out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_greece http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_city_states =)
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 3:46pm by Writeacher

english
List 2 characteristics of a frame story and explain how one of the stories you read demonstrates these characteristics. I think what a frame story is a story within a story. Am I right? I've read the following stories: - The Canterbury Tales (The Pardoner's tale and The Wife ...
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 2:25pm by Miya

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Use of Quotation Marks and Terminal Punctuation tha answer is b. A."What do you suppose Kennedy meant," asked Professor Foster, "when he said 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country'?" B.To begin ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 6:56pm by Shaquitta

Humanities
according to some excerpts of homers iliad, I have to argue about one of these points: 1. Hektor best represented the greek ideal of arete. 2. Aias(ajax) best represented the greek ideal of arete and i must include specific examples of their behaviors (as recorded in the text...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 10:23pm by Shereen

Humanities
according to some excerpts of homers iliad, I have to argue about one of these points: 1. Hektor best represented the greek ideal of arete. 2. Aias(ajax) best represented the greek ideal of arete and i must include specific examples of their behaviors (as recorded in the text...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:33pm by Shereen

Reading
For summer reading i have to chose a fiction book, at 9th grade level or above and a global historial book (not usa) from paleolithic to 1550 AD. For global i have a list: Dance of the Tiger: a novel of the ice age Child of Morning Escape from Egypt The Murder of Tutankhamen: ...
Friday, June 13, 2008 at 9:17pm by Anonymous

Humanities
Scroll down and read about Hector here: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad/canalysis.html Make note of his actions that demonstrate areté: http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/GLOSSARY/ARETE.HTM And here are some places to read up on Ajax: http://www.class.uh.edu/mcl/Classics/3345/Ajax.Il...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 9:33pm by Writeacher

Social Studies
I need help with these definitions! Thanks!! Just some or all would be nice!! Cyrus the Great Zoroastrianism Sparta & Athens Peloponnesian War Macedon Philip of Macedon Alexander the Great Hellenism Hellenistic culture Carthage & Punic Wars Julius Caesar Augustus Constantine ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 10:34pm by Herty

English
Odysseus did the heroic thing, in Homeric terms - he went off to war to show his solidarity with Menelaus and other kings of the Hellenic city-states of the time. He even is said to have convinced Achilles to join them all. http://ablemedia.com/ctcweb/netshots/homer.htm Read ...
Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 2:16pm by Writeacher

English Literature
Battle tactics (aka, strategies) in the two wars are probably the most interesting to study. What you'll find are more contrast than comparison, but that makes a paper even more interesting in my opinion! Read these articles for battle tactics in Iliad: http://www.google.com/...
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 8:24pm by Writeacher

book help
You might take a character out of the epic poem Iliad and write a story about what happened to him after Troy fell to the Greeks. One idea might be to take the character of Hector's son, Astyanax, and write a story as if he had escaped from Troy in the care of a faithful ...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 2:39pm by Writeacher

social studies
what accomplishments does Troy have?? Troy was a city, and had no accomplishments. However, its inhabitants at different times accomplished interesting things, I'm sure. Troy is most famous as being the city near which the Trojan War was fought, as memorialized in Homer's ...
Monday, March 5, 2007 at 5:25pm by emily

Literature
I have always heard that what you don't know about history your are doomed to repeat. Therefore, writing about history in any form provides a 'learning' platform for the ages that come after. Think of what we have learned of Englad from Dickens, what we have learned of early ...
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 3:47am by GuruBlue

AP English Lit
It's definitely not an epic!! Iliad and Odyssey and Beowulf are epics!! Sonnets have 14 lines and are written in iambic pentameter (which means there are 10 syllables per line, with the emphasis on the even syllables. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonnet http://www....
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 2:49pm by Writeacher

British Lit.
Inverted word order, unclear pronouns, and variable spellings are characteristics of what type of English a. old english b. elizabethan english c. gothic english d. middle english
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 12:55pm by Cori

British Lit
Inverted word order, unclear pronouns, and variable spellings are characteristics of what type of English? A.Old English B.Elizabethan English C. Middle English
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 4:38pm by Maggie May

british literature
this are the choices A. old english B. Elizabeth English C. Gothic English D. Middle English
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 6:41pm by nancy

English Expressions
ex) She is an English teacher. English teacher is a compound noun. When we stress the first noun, 'English', it means that she teaches English as a teacher. However, when we stress 'teacher', 'English' is used as an adjective. In this case, 'English teacher' means a teacher ...
Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 2:18am by John

Writing / History
Help needed coming up with a specific thesis. Here is the prompt: Explore the role of women in Archaic Greek society as presented in the literature examined in class (The Iliad, Sappho's poems, Archilochus, and a book about Ancient Greece by Thomas Martin). **You might ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 4:25pm by Claire

English (Writing)
Commentary. Here is a sample essay In The Iliad Homer clearly depicts a deep emotional growth in his main character, Achilles. At the outset of the epic Achilles cares for noone but himself. He tells the Greek men, “Go now, Patroclus, and give the girl to them to take away. ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:58pm by Anonymous

English
You need to practice your English as much as possible. Try going for several hours or even a day without speaking your native language. Speak only English. Also, read as much English as you can. If you have specific questions, please post them here. We'll be glad to help you ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 11:49am by Ms. Sue

English
I really need your help to find a very simple science book in English which helps non-native English speakers to talk about biodiversity in water and water ways in English. Thank you.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 2:05pm by Henry2

English
He is a good English speaker. He speaks English well. He is good at speaking English. (Are they all the same?)
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 9:38pm by John

child development
That all depends on several factors. Did his family speak English only or another language when he was a baby and before he entered school? Is he learning English as a second language? Is he learning English as a native English speaker? How old is he now? ??
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 9:23pm by Writeacher

English grammar
Thank you. Would you let me know good websites where we can learn English with videos? Are there any sites where we can study English with subtitles?
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 6:37pm by John

pratical english
apparently i don't know my english either XD in my opinion, the english language is too complicated for its own good
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 9:52pm by Cody

ENGLISH
it is correct...i may not be an expert at math, but i sure am at english im getting a 100 in AP english!!! = )
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 10:36pm by stacey

english
Can someone check my english essay. 700 words. I have English as 2nd language
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 12:19pm by Jon

English
Jen, that would depend. American English = analyze, BUT British English = analyse Sra (aka Mme)
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 9:51am by SraJMcGin

7th Grade English
btw ESL stand for english second laugange for students who dont speak english
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:04pm by Laruen

english
what does this old english mean in modern english goldsele gumena, gearwost wisse,
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 10:11pm by kate

english
Well, I'm guessing American and English are alike because Americans speak English as far as I know... Lol.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11:22am by Lex

English
Does anyone know of a website that translates english into the shakespearean language? I can only find websites that translate shakespeare to modern english.
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 10:23pm by Morgan

English
"Good"? I dont know what good means. Classical Greeks felt rhetoric, or the power to speak before an audience was essential and useful. <<In ancient Greece, the earliest mention of oratorical skill occurs in Homer's Iliad, where heroes like Achilles, Hektor, and Odysseus...
Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 2:41pm by bobpursley

English?
This sounds more like English than psychology. The first verb is active and the second is passive. However, English is not my area of expertise.
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:23pm by PsyDAG

English
In #1, "English" is serving as a noun. Actually it's an adjective, but it means English people. #2 is the closest to #1, but #3 is OK. The word "All" changes the meaning slightly.
Monday, June 13, 2011 at 6:10am by Writeacher

history
Lord Selkirk implied that the French 1)were happy under English rule 2)never accepted English rule 3)should accept English rule 4)should change their language and institutions 5)were not oppressed by the English i put 4
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 9:07pm by nick

English
The School Subject is English or a volunteer English teacher may not read this. Sra
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:23am by SraJMcGin

english
Yes, Writeacher is an English expert. She has taught English in high school and college.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 10:31pm by Ms. Sue

6th grade
I want help in english grammer & to write some letter, dairynotes, comprehension or I can say the basic english sentences . Can u help me up to improve my english?
Friday, October 1, 2010 at 12:33pm by Shourya

English
1) Minimize versus minimise. Which is UK English & which is US English? 2) After cleaning, all waste must be properly disposed of. Is this sentence acceptable?
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 10:38pm by ann

maori english
So, if you were GIVEN the topic "Maori English" why couldn't your paper include the confusion? Who wouldn't be confused between: Maori Maori English Maori-English Sra
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 8:38am by SraJMcGin

English
I just need to know if the sentences are correct though they are not complete. Thank you. 1) Imagine a school in which both German, French, English are studied... The school has got 130 students,45 of whom study only English whereas ..... study both English and French. None ...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:51am by Henry2

English
Are you aiming for British English (vocabulary choices) or American English?
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 10:16am by Writeacher

English
Yes not isn't a verb yet in my English class because I'm in English 1. Thank you for checking my answers.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 10:07pm by Jane

essay
Perhaps if you can begin with your thesis statement, we can help you better. Do you mean teaching English to foreigners or the English curriculum in an English-speaking country? Please clarify. Sra
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:17pm by SraJMcGin

English
You're welcome, Priya. Just a note: Writeacher and I are both native English speakers, have master's degrees, and taught secondary English in American schools for many years.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 5:17pm by Ms. Sue

reading articles in english
could you give me some advice how to read academic articles in english?? english is my second language and also I have to read sociological and philosophical texts in english for my master thesis. do you have any idea??
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 3:50am by asia

English
Both questions are wordy. Here's how to rephrase and be more concise. Do you know a website where I can improve my English skills? Is it possible to talk to some native English speakers on Skype?
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 4:38pm by Writeacher

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