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Who Is the Protagonist in "Julius Caesar"?

Summary: The role of the protagonist in William Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar" is open to debate. Is Caesar, who dies well before the end but whose power and name continue on, the protagonist? Or is it Brutus, the noble man who falls because of his tragic flaws? Or is it Marc Antony, who vows revenge for Caesar and intelligently leads the search for that revenge against Brutus and his co-conspirators?
The famous play "Julius Caesar" written by the equally famous playwright, William Shakespeare, was one of his shortest plays ever. Shakespeare has used his unique way of describing places, atmosphere, character etc to make this true historical and tragic drama; about betrayal, power, revenge and the failure to change ones thinking/inflexibility, more interesting then what it might be. One could say that this plays' protagonist is Julius Caesar, while others might say its Marcus Brutus and even maybe Mark Antony, depending at how one looks at it. As a result of this, it is now widely debated that the play could have be named "Marcus Brutus" or "The Lives of Caesar, Brutus and Antony" or the likes.

This Shakespeare's play is really similar to the real life of Julius Caesar and the plot is mostly based on it. Julius Caesar has came back from a victory and...

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