What is the literary element of mystery within the "Iliad"? Specifically concerning the last two books and the last line?

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Hmm. Traditionally, mystery is seen as having only a limited role in the "Iliad ." Take the last line that you asked about: " Thus, then, did they celebrate the funeral of Hector tamer of horses." There is some mystery here, in the sense that we don't really know what happens to humans after they die, and...

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