What is the idiomatic expression for Achilles heel?
An Achilles heal is someone's weakness or flaw.
Asked in Literature & Language
What is the weak or sore point in a person character?
The term Achilles heel refers to a key or fatal flaw in a person's character. In fiction, it is often what unglues or dooms a character to an untimely demise or grave misfortune. Check out Wikipedia for a more thorough discussion of this term. ...
Asked in Definitions
What is a character flaw?
A character flaw is a flaw in a character's personality and traits that usually negatively affects them and often others around them, if the plot allows it. A good example of this would be a character in a story being overly curious to the point of consequence. ...
Tragedy is a work in which the main character is what?
A victim of his own character flaw.
Asked in Mythology
What is the tragic flaw in a character?
Hamartia In order for something to be truly tragic the character has to bring his misfortune on himself. To do that the character has to have some flaw. And the flaw can be anything but it has to be the cause of the character's downfall. King Lear was too trusting Hamlet was too 'righteous' Othello was too loving/jealous ...
Asked in The Odyssey
What was the character flaw that Odysseus showed as his men tried to leave the island?
What was the character flaw that Odysseus showed as his men tried to leave the island Odysseus became over confident. His arrogance was the flaw that ultimately led to his losing everything. ...
Asked in The Odyssey, The Iliad
Who is the main character in The Iliad and The Odyssey?
The main character of the Iliad is Achilles. The main character of the Odyssey is Odysseus. ...
Asked in Drama and Acting, Hamlet, Ancient Greece
The tragic flaw of a character in a tragedy is something that?
arises from the protagonist's own personality and character.
Arrogance is the character flaw most often found in the protagonist of greek traggedies true or false?
Arrogance is the character flaw most often found in the protagonist of Greek tragedies. ...
Asked in The Iliad
Who is the main character of The Iliad?
The Greek hero Achilles is the main character of the Iliad, as the poem is about his conflicts with various characters, (first Agamemnon when the Mycaenean king commandeers Achilles' spoils of war, then Hector when he kills Achilles' cousin Patroclus, then technically the Trojan King Priam, when he comes to beg Achilles to give Hector's body back) Xanatos Achilles. ...