Write an interpretive essay on Priam’s speech to Achilles at the end of The Iliad. What are the key themes that are brought up in the speech? How are these themes addressed? Where can you find similar themes in literature, drama, history or film? What can we learn from this speech? What in this exchange between Achilles and Priam is still appropriate in today’s world? What lessons can we learn from their interaction? Give examples.
3 pages double space