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Themes in The Iliad

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Within the theme of love and friendship, which relationship has the most power on the plot of The Iliad?

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1. What role does fate play in The Iliad?

2. In The Iliad, what do warriors seek above all else before dying?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ensure your understanding of various themes in The Iliad with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions will ask you about fate, love and friendship in The Iliad, achievements sought by warriors, and conversations between characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Subjects looked at by this quiz include:

  • The role of fate in The Iliad
  • Love and friendship in the epic
  • Person who told Achilles he would receive honor
  • Achievement sought by warriors in The Iliad
  • Theme represented by Hector's conversation with Andromache

Skills Practiced

You will exercise the following skills throughout your work:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role of fate in the poem
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on themes in The Iliad
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding warrior achievements and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding love and friendship in Homer's epic poem

Additional Learning

Check out the accompanying lesson, named Themes in The Iliad, for further information on this literature topic. The lesson looks at the following:

  • Helen's return to Troy
  • Achilles and his mother's words
  • Patroclus's death
  • The passing of Hector
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