Friday, December 2, 2016

ILIAD Quiz (Priam, Helen, Paris, Menelaus, Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and iphigenia

Iliad Character Quiz #1

Instructions:
Questions 1,2 and 6 are REQUIRED! For questions 3, 4, and 5; however there a "catch.' Each of you has a number on your desk. That number indicates the question that you will answer from 3. 4 or 5. So if you have a #4 on your sticky note, then your focus will pertain to #4. Not only do you need to thoroughly respond to each question, but in doing so, please remember to identify the characters in the images.


 1. Why would Homer begin the Iliad with this event? (involves a clip)
2.   Why does this event act as the catalyst for The Iliad, even though it is only alluded to within the epic poem?

3. This moment offers the reader great insight regarding characterization for both men. Explain.



 4.  Why is this event important to the epic’s plot line?Focus on characterization within your response. 

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5. This character is often referred to as a “heroine.” Explain.
 6. This sculpture “tells” an important story. You will need to go back in time to fully explain its significance. Two MEN, who are part of this story, are not included here. Please remember them in your explanation. In addition, make sure you explain why this event is so important for the Iliad’s plot progression and character development. (Compulsory)