Julius Caesar Essay | Why Julius Caesar Was a Tragic Hero

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Why Julius Caesar Was a Tragic Hero

Summary: Discusses what mistakes Julius Ceasar made that allowed and possibly even encouraged his murder. Describes his tragic flaw. Questions if he was tragic hero?
In this play Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare, Caesar was the most powerful man at his time and still he was assassinated. There are many reasons why he died. He ignored the warning of the Soothsayer. He misunderstood Calpurnia's dream and he was very overconfident of himself. The villains of the play, otherwise known as the conspirators, make a harsh decision on whether to assassinate an envied monarch or to live through his reign. Finally, they decide to remove the leader for their own reasons except for one, who was noblest of all. Due to this action, there are many consequences in Rome such as the death of all the conspirators, civil war, and the fact that Caesar might have been a beneficial leader. There was no point in killing Caesar and the action achieved absolutely nothing. Obviously, Caesar had flaws, which...

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