How Is Julius Caesar Noble

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In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus embodies the characteristics of a tragic hero. Brutus fits the description of a tragic hero. Brutus has flaws even though he had a noble birth. He does have a tragic flaw, and Brutus has a downfall. A tragic hero, one of the characteristic of a noble character. Brutus does not deceive anyone. Although he did murder Julius Caesar, it was for the good of Rome, not to deceive Caesar." I slew my best lover for the good of Rome, I/ have the same dagger for myself when it shall please/ my country to need my death" (III,ii,82-85). Unlike the other conspirators, Brutus does not want power. Brutus will sacrifice himself, as long it’s for Rome’s benefit. In the process of killing Caesar, Brutus could have easily backed out because he knew he would be punished. Brutus knew in the long run, that it would help the plebeians. This shows the noble characteristics in Brutus. A Tragic hero embodies the characteristic of being noble.…show more content…
The act of being impractical, a flaw that Brutus has. Brutus first shows that by allowing Caesar’s ally, Antony to live. (Act I., Scene I, 162-183). Brutus tells the conspirators not to worry. He believes that Caesar sacrificed himself for the good of Rome. He says, “Let us be sacrificers, but not butchers” (Act 2, Scene 1, 166). Brutus’ goal is to give Rome its freedom. He does not see the reason to kill Antony. “Our course will seem too bloody... To cut the head off and then hack the limbs, / Like wrath in death and envy afterwards” (II, I, 162-164). This shows Brutus’s flaw, every tragic hero has
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