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Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida


by William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Why are Troilus and Cressida separated? -> politics and warfare
2. In the play, women are treated as what? -> the best advice givers
3. Ulysses argues what philosophical viewpoint? -> Don't worry, be happy.
4. Why don't the Trojans send Helen back to Greece? -> She begs them to let her stay.
5. What does Achilles's slaughter of Hector exemplify? -> the play's concern with "Value and Worth"