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Flashcards in Book 15 Deck (10):
1

Name of the book

The Greeks at bay

2

Zeus to Hera

rebukes her angrily

3

Zeus to Iris

sends her to impose his will on Poseidon

4

Zeus to Apollo

sends him to revive Hector

5

Apollo's actions

fills in the Greek trench and breaks down the wall
"as a boy at the seaside knocks down a sandcastle"

6

The Greeks are

forced back to the ships

7

Ajax

leaps from ship to ship as the Trojans bring firebrands to Hector so he can set fire to the ships

8

The effect of Zeus's reply to Hera

summarises the rest of the poem making it clear he will keep his promise to Thetis

9

Prediction

alludes to the future
the idea of inevitability and fate is conveyed throughout
-in stark contrast to the apparent chaos of the action

10

Hector's aristea

simile's of the fire he is bringing to the ships
-and elemental force