pride in the iliad

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"But now that he's torn my honor from my hands, robbed me, lied to me...he'll never win me over!" So, he sat and sulked when his fellow Acheans needed him most. Achilles made another immoral resolution based on pride when he granted Patrocleus the use of his armor...
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He thought that this would preserve his egotism, but still allow him assist his companions. If Achilles would have made his decision based upon sound reasoning, he would not have sent his friend into danger, or create a downfall of his character. Pride was the downfall of all characters in Homer's The Iliad...
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