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.
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.
Proctor a Tragic Hero? We have been reading The Crucible which seems to fit the description of a tragedy because of its characters and the situations they faced. First off the definition of a tragedy is when a heroic character either dies or has an unhappy ending. Also the heroic character usually starts off at a position of high stature, but because of some reason or tragic flaw he/she loses everything. This play seems to have all these characteristics and many more.
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. Though he may not know it or appreciate it, Creon has many personal assets in his life which exhibits his ability to lose something.
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
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
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. Creon also fits Professor Stark’s
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. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet begins with the chorus reading the prologue for the entire play, and the chorus reads , “Two Households alike in dignity”.
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.
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There are many tragic heroes portrayed in the world around us. Cinderella, Wall-E, and Simba, whom all overcame obstacles, vindicated themselves and aided their world to eventually be a finer place. Naturally, all their difficulties in the end led to their success, But, one man who presented those exact qualities, was not as fortuitous. This man presented himself to the court and fought for what was moral acceptable, subjected himself to prison for his mistakes and justified himself and the good people of Salem. John Proctor shows the admirable qualities and weaknesses of a tragic hero in the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller.