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  • How does Aeneas respond to the fury of war?
  • “The serpent is an apt comparison for the essential nature of the Greek attackers, ferocity, their typical method, concealment, and their principal weapon, fire.”  This quotation from Bernard Knox’s article, The Serpent and the Flame, is demonstrated in the passages described by Karen Moore in this lecture.  Discuss the ferocity, concealment, and fire that is brought to Troy.
  • Discuss a few of the literary elements used to convey the snake-likeness of the attack on Troy.