The Development Of The Warrior Achilles In — страница 2

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pieces and eat it raw, for the ill have done me…” (Homer XXII 345- 347) In the last book of the novel, Achilles finally undergoes the final transformation in the story. He listens intently to King Priam’s plea to return the body of his slain son. The appeal works, and Achilles is actually moved by the grief of the father. Achilles is once again humanized, and his development as a classic hero is complete. Works Cited Homer. “The Illiad.” trans. Richmond Lattimore. Chicago and London. The University of Chicago Press. 1951