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Iliad Theses

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  1. At its core, the Iliad is about the human condition.
  2. Several traits make the Iliad a true war story that is not about war, but rather about the qualities of ideal leadership.
  3. The Iliad is a true war story that is not about war, but rather about life and heroism.
  4. The Iliad is a true war story, but the true meaning lies in the gods, not the war.
  5. The Iliad’s purpose is to reveal the cosmological values of the Greeks.
  6. The Iliad is a true war story through its lack of morals, lack of abstraction, and transcendence of validity.
  7. The Iliad is a true war story because it exemplifies the requirements for a true war story.
  8. The Iliad is a true war story that is not about war because the fighting, began over the love of Helen, becomes gory and the gods seem to be controlling event.
  9. The Iliad is a true war story about the dangers of all-consuming rage.
  10. The Iliad is a true war story about characteristics of ancient Greek society.
  11. The Iliad is a true war story that displays images of war, but …
  12. The Iliad is a true war story that is not about war because it delves into deeper themes and questions of life.
  13. The Iliad is a true war story because it agrees with the requirements for a true war story.
  14. The story of the war of Troy is hard to believe
  15. The Iliad is a true war story as it follows many of the O’Brien requirements and is crafted to tell you about the war, but does not focus upon war.
  16. The Iliad, like a true war story, forces one to relive disturbing moments, is beyond telling, and is never about war.
  17. The Iliad represents a true war story because the intent of the story is to express the author’s view of the world.
  18. The Iliad is about the specific feelings and challenges brought on by war.
  19. The Iliad is about the emotions that the characters experience with their senses, the sights and sounds, about what could have happened, but didn’t.
  20. The Iliad shows an army at war with itself.
  21. The Iliad is a true war story
  22. The Iliad is a true war story because it is not about war, it is about culture and what good and bad qualities men exhibit in times of war.
  23. The Iliad is a true war story because it conforms to O’Brien’s qualifications of a true war story.
  24. Despite O’Brien’s claim that a true war story is never moral, the Iliad had moral implications because human vices led to bloodshed, war, and conflict.
  25. The Iliad highlights the discrepancies between leaders who inspire respect and those lacking excellence.
  26. The Iliad is not about war, but rather glory, honor, love, and passion.
  27. The Iliad is a true war story because it reflects evil and obscenity, does not model proper behavior, never generalizes, and lack’s a moral.
  28. The Iliad is a true war story not about war because true war stories are never about war, but also about love, inner struggles, sunlight, love, and sorrow.
  29. The Iliad is a true war story that is not about war itself, but rather the immortality and emotions that can be gained [?] from the war.