Alexander, a great commander who possessed impressive critical thinking skills and with prestigious education background, it’s no wonder why he earned the title of ‘Alexander the Great’. Alexander encountered several growing pains and important school lessons throughout his early childhood. A family dysfunction between Alexander and his father existed, which created a feeling of non-acceptance for Alexander. Alexander had closer ties with his mother, Olympias, than father King Phillip. This missing link between his father and himself conveys the importance for Alexander to be determined in being the best in all he was challenged with. If he could be great perhaps he would eventually have his father accept him. Alexander’s parents underwent marriage troubles of their own, which Alexander witnessed th...
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