Week 2: Question 2 - Cooper 1 Chandler Cooper Dr Wilson ENGL 2332 28 July 2019 Hubris is known or translated to \u201cextensive pride.\u201d Hubris was

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Cooper 1 Chandler Cooper Dr. Wilson ENGL 2332 28 July 2019 Hubris is known or translated to “extensive pride.” Hubris was identified when Achilles refused to fight Trojans after he was shown dishonor by Agamemnon. (Homer 161) He tells us that he is driven by his pride. This was his driving force through the battle. His goal was to accomplish immorality. His pride led him to never lose. Agamemnon takes Achilles war prize. “ And now my prize you threaten in person to stripn me, for whom I labored much, the gift of the sons Archaeans. Never, when the Achaeans sack some well-founded citadel of the Trojans, do I have a prize that is equal to yours! (Homer 169-171) Which makes Agamemnon pride a power greedy king. Hector’s downfall and fatal mistake was choosing pride over his own well being in the battle. He had a choice to take safety within the walls of Troy but instead stood his ground and confront Achilles. If Hector would of taken safety he would of lived to defend Troy instead of having his pride take over. His choices led to betrayal to his friends and fellow warriors. With

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