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Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida


by William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida: Love is a Battlefield True or False

1. According to the play, why are the Greeks and Trojans fighting? -> Paris stole Helen and won't give her back.
2. What do Troilus and Cressida exchange before she's sent to the Greek camp? -> a sleeve and a glove
3. Why do Troilus and Diomedes fight on the battlefield? -> Cressida agreed to sleep with Diomedes and gave him Troilus' love token.
4. What does Achilles do all day in his tent instead of participating in the war? -> chills with his lover / BFF
5. Why does Andromache ask her husband Hector to stay home? -> He's injured and can't fight.