Consider the obsession with Hector’s slain body at the end of the Iliad. Why do


Consider the obsession with Hector’s slain body at the end of the Iliad.
Why do you think Achilles treats the corpse of Hector with such disdain after their mortal combat? Why does Priam plead so desperately with Achilles to return Hector’s corpse? Is a funeral a fitting ending for such a great epic, and why?


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