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Brutus, the Tragic Hero of "The Tragedy of Julius Caesar"

Summary: The role of Brutus as tragic hero in "The Tragedy of Julius Caesar," a play by William Shakespeare.
Marcus Brutus qualifies as a tragic hero in the play The Tragedy of Julius Ceaser by William Shakespeare. A tragic hero displays hamartia. Hamartia is the heroes reversal of fortune in classical tragedies. A tragic hero comes into a situation from which there is no escape because of the choices that he/she makes. A tragic hero is a noble character who dies because of the fact that he/she falls into forces beyond his/her control; these forces lead to the death of the tragic hero. These elements make Brutus the tragic hero.

Brutus is the tragic hero of The Tragedy of Julius Ceaser because he displays hamartia, which is the heroes reversal of fortune in classical tragedies (hamartia usually results from mistaken judgment, or weakness of character or incident). Brutus surely had a reverse of fortune, one of the may examples is shown when he and...

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