Flaws of a Tragic Hero! Honor can be looked upon in different ways. In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Marcus Brutus is looking and thought to be honored for his selfless actions, but Mark Antony seems to think otherwise. Antony contrasts from Brutus, which helps Brutus’ development as a tragic hero and advances the plot.
Brutus, in his soliloquy in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, does not satisfy audiences with his justification for assassinating Caesar. Throughout this monologue, Brutus makes several strong arguments against why Caesar should not be crowned as dictator of Rome. One of these arguments includes Brutus stating that Caesar has used people to his advantage all his life and that Caesar has ridden the backs of his fellow companions to get himself to the top. Brutus claims that once Caesar is, “then unto the ladder…” he, “turns his back, looks into the clouds, scorning the base degrees by which he did ascend” (II.i.16-18). In saying this, Brutus believes that once Caesar is declared dictator, he will turn his back to all of those who helped him reach
A noble man should be clever, loyal , and at the same time he should thrive under pressure. A noble man knows the right thing to do all the time. In the play Julius Caesar Brutus was a highly ranked and respected Roman who was once a close friend of Julius Caesar, until he decided to betray him because he thought it was better for the people of rome. At the end of the play Mark Antony, another high ranked roman who supports Caesar through the entire play describes Brutus as one of the Noblest roman of all time, after Brutus has died.
Brutus Versus Himself Morality is the subjective view of that which is ethically right and which is ethically wrong. During the Elizabethan time period, there was a great split in the general perception of what people viewed as right and viewed as wrong, especially when comparing the upper and the lower classes. Many artists and playwrights based their work upon these ideas and gave their own social commentary on things. In the great tragedy Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare uses the character of Brutus along with Caesar in order to depict the the struggle of morality of man as well as the relationship between fate versus free will of humanity.
Shakespeare's Julius Caesar puts the definition of honor and being honorable into a many of different perspectives. He makes the reader question who is and isn’t honorable. Was Brutus honorable, or Julius, or even Mark Antony? For me, the question has an obvious answer; Brutus was honorable and acted with respectable actions. He loved and looked after his country and had stopped at nothing to make sure that Rome was in the best state.
Is a good deed still a good deed when looked at from an ice cold eye? Was it ever really a good deed at all? It’s all about perspective. In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, ethos, pathos, and logos is used to show both sides of a deed that was good in one eye and cold in the other. He uses ethos to show the credibility of the speeches, logos to show facts given, and pathos to show the emotion shown throughout the eulogies.
If it were for the good of your country would you be able to kill your best friend? This Essay is about what could happen if this came into play, and what characteristics, it would take to do it. Caesar and Brutus lived through this, well Brutus died. Brutus and Caesar are very different people, which is why their friendship worked. At the same time they were very different, One was inverted and the other is extroverted, Their motivations differ as in power or respect.
Keep Power or Kill If you believed that the only way to save your state was to kill one of your friends, would you? The character Brutus killed one of his friends in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar(JC) by William Shakespeare. Some people believe that he is a villain and only killed Caesar to keep his own power in the government. However many people think that he killed Julius Caesar to help prevent Rome from becoming dictatorship.
Marcus Brutus and Cassius are both strong characters in William Shakespeare 's Julius Caesar; but Brutus is the only character who experiences a crucial change towards the end of the drama, which makes him the dynamic character. Brutus can be considered the dynamic character in William Shakespeare 's Julius Caesar. Brutus ' role changes from the beginning of the play to the end while Cassius remains fairly constant. At first he is known as Caesar 's dear friend. He then joins a conspiracy to kill Caesar.
My dear, honorable senators, we live in a most opportune age. The great Caesar, as he was in fact great in many ways than just one, has fallen. It is only a matter of time before Rome faces retribution from enemies and citizens alike. The great people of Rome must either pick up the pieces of our broken government or face anarchy. My associate and i stand before you today to propose a new leader, one who will restore the glory of our beloved Rome.