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Rodriguez 1
Priscilla Rodriguez
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7 December 2011
Achilles
People posses both negative and positive personality characteristics in themselves as an personality. Achilles in the Iliad in an example to this statement. In the Iliad Achilles is a great warrior, also fights in the Trojan War. The big leader Agamemnon that hates
Achilles takes all the credit when he wins the battles. There's a Prince names Hector that
Achilles later wants revenge on for killing his best friend Patroclus. The anger rages, the people fight, day of the Trojan War arrives thats when the tragedy and the life of Achilles is taken. Achilles demonstrates negative and positive behavior. Achilles is loyal, brave, and obeys the gods, but he is also revengful, quick to feel anger, and has no remorse for who he has killed. Achilles has a cold heart at times but also is a great warrior. He fights anyone that gets in his way. Fearless for the decisions he makes, also fearless against the gods.
As Achilles saids, "As my life came frome you though. it's brief, honor at least, from
Zeus who stormed in heaven I call me due" (Book I ). This means Achilles is a valorous warrior among the greeks. Also earned hands of Briseis for himself. He rages his anger and goes by himself to kill Hector. He goes on his own will instead o ftaking the whole troop with him. Achilles is capable of feeling sympathy. His caring side of knowing that is his father will sooner feel the same way Priam feels as his son Hector died. He

Rodriguez 2 gives the body back to Priam for peoper burial. He asks for forgiveness to resolve the conflict with Priam. Achilles says, "As you wished sir, the body of your son is now set free" (Book 27). His respect and loyality goes out to his best friend Patroclus. They are very close, and nothing lets Achilles get in the way of helping or…...

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