What can be avoided
Whose end is purposed by the mighty gods?
Yet Caesar shall go forth, for these predictions
Are to the world in general as to Caesar.
is the practice of referring to oneself in the 3rd person
. It is a literary device
that was commonly used by Shakespeare
in his plays, as illustrated above in an excerpt from Julius Caesar
The origin of the word comes from the combination of the latin word ille
which means "that one over there" and -ism.