Julius Caesar Tragic Hero Essay

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As Caesar once said in the play, "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.", Brutus may be seen as a coward, but at the same time not by the choices he made and the thoughts he thunk. Unlike Caesar, Brutus was a noble man who thought twice beforehand until he was sure and prepared. When his actions as a conspirator followed afterwards, his saw *things* in new light and perspective and gained self-knowledge as well. And in the end, as one of a main characteristics of being a tragic hero, he made his fatal mistake which led him to his unhappy ending. Despite of the title's name Julius Caesar, the more important one was the man who the play was more focused on, the tragic hero Marcus Brutus. In the…show more content…
While they were planning in his orchard, the conspirators were planning a oath, Brutus didn't approved of the oath and explained "To think that or our cause or our performance Did need an oath; when every drop of blood That every Roman bears, and nobly bears, Is guilty of a several bastardy, If he do break the smallest particle Of any promise that hath pass'd from him." ( The quote showed how Brutus knew a bond would be stronger than an oath by explaining some shit. ***** A few acts later towards the end, Brutus gained knowledge of himself, but it was never recognized until Anthony brought it up. In a small speech Anthony spoke, he said "This was the noblest Roman of them all: All the conspirators save only he Did that they did in envy of great Caesar; He only, in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them." ( This confirms that Brutus was the only one who aimed for goodness and crap****** In the end, Brutus' decision making skills had a limit. For example, even though Brutus thought it was morally correct to spare Anthony's life, it was a mistake to over look Cassius input to take him as well. But Brutus put his *consuse*** first and said "Alas, good Cassius, do not think of

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