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2. What does Achilles say his intentions are when Agamemnon's men find him?

  • To go home and live a long but inglorious life.
  • To go to Ilium and to reclaim Helen for his own.
  • To slaughter Agamemnon's family before returning to Pthia.
  • To slaughter Hector's family before returning to Argos.

3. What is Achilles doing when Agamemnon's men find him?

  • Cleaning his chariot alone.
  • Playing a lyre with Patroclus.
  • Building wheels with Ajax.
  • Throwing a hammer with Nestor.

4. What does Phoenix tell Achilles when he hears Achilles' plans?

  • A legend about Achilles' mother Thetis when she killed a sea monster to protect him.
  • A rumour about Hector planning an invasion of Greece.
  • A story about the importance of listening to friends in need.
  • A story about the importance of fighting for a cause you believe in.

5. Why are the Greeks sad in Book 9?

  • The Trojan army is about to attack the camp.
  • The Trojan army have taken Agamemnon.
  • The Trojan army have taken Menelaus.
  • The Trojan army have the support of Athene.

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