Tragic Hero In Shakespeare's The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

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William Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, tells the story of Julius Caesar, a man ruling Rome and whose power just continues to grow, and the ones he believes are looking out for both him and Rome though they 're actually plotting against him and themselves the entire time. Along with how being power driven and egotistical can ruin someone. The play touches base on how a tragic hero can be something so enticing; how a man born into nobility can lead a life of destruction but manage to come out a hero in the end. Shakespeare’s play is something truly full of reality in the world of deception, love, and greed. Shakespeare 's major character, Caesar is our ruler in the play. His strong acquaintance and political accomplice is none other than Brutus. Though Caesar is the major power in the duration of the play and he his known …show more content…
He wanted to maintain the democracy that his ancestor had been a part of and he was willing to go to all cost to make sure that that happened. But when he had to contemplate over being a part of the death of his close friend, that could have changed the thoughts of his strong nationalism. Now while Caesar may have taken the time to think about participation, his love for Rome won over his love for Caesar. His motive though to partake in the actions, was strictly for his love of Rome. Brutus believed that the fellow conspirators had the same loyal intentions, but he was sadly mistaken. The majority of the other conspirators wanted nothing but for Caesar to be dead; whether it was for feelings of revenge due to Caesar killing of Pompey previously or if it was just because they felt Caesar was too power driven for Rome. For Brutus to be hit by the fact that he had participated in an act of killing for the wrong reason, was enough to hurt him so emotionally and mentally that it drove him to his own

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