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2. Which theme is introduced in the opening lines of the Iliad?

  • Jealousy
  • Anger
  • Romance
  • Sympathy

3. Why is Zeus reluctant to help the Trojans?

  • He doesn't agree with the war between Troy and Greece.
  • He knows his wife Hera supports the Greeks.
  • He knows Agamemnon was right in taking Briseis.
  • He knows his daughter Aphrodite supports the Greeks.

4. Who is angry because Zeus agreed to help the Trojans?

  • Hera
  • Agamemnon
  • Hephaestus
  • Thetis

5. Why does Achilles want Zeus to help the Trojans?

  • To prompt Hector to kill Agamemnon and to take over Greece.
  • To show Hector that Agamemnon is easily defeated.
  • To show Agamemnon that Achilles is important in winning the war.
  • To prevent Menelaus from winning back Helen.

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