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Flashcards in Book 21 Deck (12):
1

Name of book

Achilles fights the river

2

Achilles fighting

drives the Trojans to the river Scamander whose waters become choked with bodies

3

death of lycaon

a man he had previously spared
he now kills him saying "even Patroclus died, who was a far better man than you"

4

Achilles new vision of things

"look at how big and handsome I am...yet death and inexorable destiny are waiting for me as well"

5

Scamander's actions

tries to drown AChilles

6

Achilles fear

afraid of being drowned, an un-heroic death

7

SAving Achilles

Hera saves him while Hephaestus dries it up until it relinquishes

8

Achilles attacking the city

He kills Trojans up to the city but is distracted by Apollo in the form of Agenor a Trojan who runs away

9

The gods are

fighting against themselves

10

What this book shows about Achilles personality

he is much crueler, doesn't care for life anymore, for him death and glory is all there is, VALAR MORGHULIS

11

What this book shows about Achilles strength

he arrogantly challenges the god scamander
shows him as a natural force
Scamander calls him "more than a man£

12

End of the book

the TRojans running for the city, only trying to save themselves