Essay William Shakespeare 's The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

1590 Words May 17th, 2016 7 Pages
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 by everyone in Rome he is vain, conceited and believes himself to be immortal (Shalvi 73).So it is no surprise that Brutus is favored in the community. He is known to be notoriously noble and honorable and even so far said to be a seemingly gentle and rational man (Simmons 61). There is no denying that theses are true characteristics of our Marcus Brutus. He came from a family known for their selflessness and is Marcus Brutus is most closely associated with his ancestor Junius Brutus due to his part in founding the Roman Republic along with how he overthrew the tyrannical kings. Even Junius Brutus wanted to attain nobility in Rome and…

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