Causes Of Pride In Julius Caesar

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As seen in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the fatal flaw of the great Caesar was his hubris, or pride. In my opinion, much like the main cause that led to the death of Julius Caesar, the pride – or nationalism – of the European countries resulted in the supposed “War to End all Wars.” In 1914, the European countries held great pride within themselves; always boasting about their nation’s identity along with their own desires. However, as seen within our own lives in which we witness that one egoist, our tolerance levels are tested and limited. Before the War broke out, every page of the daily newspaper in a country was chock-full of stories and articles that bragged about how that country reigns supreme among all others. Along with these
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