C) Hiawatha...was probably based on a real person, a peaceful hero who helped to unite the Iroquois people hundreds of years ago.
Many words often have two meanings, a denotative meaning and a connotative meaning. Denotative meanings of words are the dictionary definitions of the words. The connotative meanings are a secondary more figurative meaning that can also show an emotion or feeling. Words that have positive connotations give the sentence or passage a positive mood or tone. In this sentence, the words "peaceful" and "unite" give the reader a sense of positivity and suggest positive connotations.
Option D does the complete opposite with the words "seldom" and "hostile". Options A and B have very neutral words.
Odysseus measures up to the idea of an epic hero because of different characteristics. Furst of all because of his quality of noble. He is Lord Odysseus. He is also a war heri in the Trojan War. Apart from these characterustics of an epic hero, he alsi demostrates he is capable and that he has a great courage.
Explanation: In the given excerpt from "The Iliad" by Homer, we can see the description of the perspective of a god (corresponding to option A) that is mourning for Hektor because he has burned many oxen. We can know that the speaker is in fact a god, because he says that Hektor has done such things "in his honour," and in the ancient Greek, the heros did a lot of things in the name of the gods.