Who Is Achilles A Tragic Hero

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In Homer’s poem, The Iliad, describes the events of siege on Troy, implemented by the Greek army. Homer’s epic expressed the notions of pride, honor, and heroism. The Homeric vision of a hero is a great warrior, who is respected and honored by others. Though the Trojans and Greeks had their hero’s and warriors, but no one compared to the strong, swift, and godlike, hero Achilles. Although Achilles was flawed, his attributions proved that he was a tragic hero.

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