Third Reflection Paper

Third Reflection Paper - 1 Caffrey Francis November 28,...

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1 Caffrey Francis November 28, 2010 Dr. Mcquillan T/Th /Time: 4:30-5:45 Alcibiades’s and King Lear’s Self-Transformation Self- transformation enables a person to realize their flaws and fix them. Although for Alcibiades and King Lear they were unaware they had flaws, because they both saw themselves as leaders who everyone else strived to become. Alcibiades and King Lear both go through self-transformations that make them realize their flaws and they both take steps in fixing them. Alcibiades perceived himself as a leader that is ready to rule Athens. Unfortunately Socrates does not think he is ready to rule, because he notices Alcibiades downfall which is his uncontainable ambition. Although Socrates knows Alcibiades is driven by his ambition to rule Athens, Socrates wants Alcibiades to understand how to care for himself by constantly having self-control and discipline. Socrates asks Alcibiades many question so Alcibiades would recognize on his own that he should take care of himself. Alcibiades tells Socrates that he desperately wants to follow Socrates path towards self-transformation, so Alcibiades stays on
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