The better epic hero is hector because he had significant and glorified by the people. Also he was a strong and responsible leader. He led the army to fight the Greeks because he did want to disappoint his father and to have peace for his country. Hector risk his life for his country in the end his life ended in big tragically for the country of Troy because Achilles killed him. Achilles was a epic hero too but, Hector had more character than Achilles because even though he had the same characteristic as Hector.
Macbeth’s tragic flaw is ambition, Macbeth desired more that he had, and sacrifices his honor, mind, life, and relationships to have authority and power. Macbeth is an example of a Shakespearean tragic hero because he displays all the characteristics and because of Macbeth’s tragic flaw, ambition, which ultimately leads to Macbeth’s downfall. Macbeth portrays the Shakespearean tragic hero, because he has all the characteristics and qualities of one. A Shakespearean tragic hero is a figure of high statue with a noble background. The person is mainly good, but is
Antigone is one of the greatest tragedies ever written by Sophocles. There is a controversial question about this play: Who is the tragic hero? Could it be Antigone or Creon? Even though the play’s name is Antigone, but as I read the story. A sensible and responsible king, Creon, is a tragic hero because of his power madness, self-righteousness, and ruthlessness.
One of the most important characters and arguably the heroic character in the book was a farmer named John Proctor. John proctor was good man who attended church regularly and always spoke his mind and believed in his self-image. But like
Creon had his chance at a 'Happily Ever After ' if he could only control his obstinacy. Of course, the king 's pride clouds his judgment and leads to his utter downfall and cataclysmic realization of his faults. Through his story, it is evident that Creon is the tragic hero of the story Antigone because he exhibits the traits of stature, hamartia, and catharsis. Antigone, Ismene, Haimon, Eurydice, and a strong kingdom all stand tall by Creon as his most prized possessions loving family. Resembling all things in life, these valuables were not easily gained- but can be easily lost.
Beowulf was a much more successful epic hero, who obtained and managed his position more respectably than Macbeth did, thus remembered accordingly because his reputation followed him beyond the grave. Different motives led them through different journeys, still similar climbs. They rose, they ruled, and they fell. In these epic pieces of British literature, Macbeth steps into the spotlight as a tragic hero and Beowulf as an epic hero. A tragic hero, Macbeth ultimately falls because of a poor judgement, and false interpretation.
In William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Marcus Brutus is the tragic hero. Evidently, Caesar may be perceived as the tragic hero because he loses the greatest, but he also possesses the flaw arrogance and pride (“Aristotle’s”). This, however, doesn’t make him the tragic hero because although he does occupy these qualities, Brutus possesses the flaw naivety, and loses greatly as well as obtaining additional qualities of a tragic
Creon disagrees strongly and becomes inflamed towards Haemon. Another flaw of Creon is that he is a hypocrite who does not stick to his own words, thus perjuring himself. In his initial speech he says “ - a man who does not take the best advice there is - such a man is the very worst of men and always will be.”. But later in the play Creon doesn’t listen to the advice of those around him, in the most basic sense he is saying that he is the worst of men. These tragic flaws work against him as the story progresses.
Many people argue whether Romeo was a tragic hero. An epic hero has the six characteristics which Aristotle described in his book Poetics. Romeo fits this model accurately . Romeo is a tragic hero because he was a character of noble standing and greatness, his downfall was his own, and although he is great he contains his own flaws. For a character to be considered as a tragic hero they must be of high social status and greatness.
Title: must have something to do with Maximus In Roman times, a hero was defined as a mighty warrior who was often the son of god or a king and goes on an epic quest. There are a few different varieties of heros. They are a byronic, anti, and tragic heros. The most popular hero type was a tragic hero. A well known philosopher named Aristotle composed a list of traits a tragic hero must have.