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Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida


by William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida: Symbols True or False

1. Why does Hector kill the anonymous soldier in Act 5? -> He wanted the guy's shiny armor as a trophy.
2. What is the "Neapolitan bone-ache"? -> one of Achilles' weapons
3. Pandarus compares Troilus' pursuit of Cressida to what? -> baking a cake
4. Why does Troilus take his armor off at the beginning of the play? -> he wants to spend all his time trying to hook up with Cressida.
5. Which of the following types of imagery appears all over the play? -> clocks