Black Ships Before Troy (each answer should be at least FIVE sentences) 1. Explain about Achilles’ heel. 2. Achilles is a demigod – what does that mean? Can you name others? 3. Read the part about Achilles’ being hidden and how the sword gave him away. What does this say about the story and “girls and boys” 4. Pg. 15 – Achilles’ said “Short Life, Long Fame” – what is he talking about and what does it mean? Was he right? 5. Describe the idea of “single combat” and why Menelaus wants it. 6. Who is Hector going to fight? Why? What does he expect to happen? How do we know?