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Coriolanus Research Paper

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Pride is defined as a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated.. This can be seen as both a positive and negative quality in a person. But, could Coriolanus’ pride have led to his demise? Although Coriolanus is seen as a tragic hero in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, he is dominated by the other characters who understand his weakness and are able to manipulate him. The key to power in the play is persuasion, anyone who possesses the talent of persuasion has the power. The characters Brutus and Sicinius are two such characters that possess the talent of persuasion, manipulation, and who understand Coriolanus’ weakness “The present wars devour him! He
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