Julius Caesar: A True Hero

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Every story has a hero.
When most people think of a hero, characteristics like courageous and brave tend to come to mind. Most people think of somebody who helps everybody, somebody who does good, somebody who everybody looks up to. In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, this isn’t the case.

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a play that was written by William Shakespeare somewhere in the 1590’s.
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is one of the few plays written by Shakespeare based on true events from Roman history.

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is about a new king who is betrayed and killed by his best friend, Brutus. Many people debate weather Julius Caesar or Brutus is the tragic hero of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, although the name
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Caesar is also a very selfless, caring king. He always put the people of Rome first. Brutus, the best friend of Caesar, is a senator. Brutus tends to overthink things a lot throughout the play. He’s also very dramatic. He has plenty of friends and is loved by many, but is also very manipulative. Brutus tends to use people for his own self gain.

In my opinion, Caesar is the true hero of Rome. He helped Rome in many ways. He brought Rome to victory in war, helped the citizens economically and financially, and kept Rome at peace. It’s actions like this that made Caesar the true hero of Rome.

Personally, I don’t see Brutus as a hero. Brutus was very manipulative character. It’s Brutus’s manipulative personality that caused many problems in Rome. If it wasn’t for Brutus, the conspirators would have never murdered Caesar. Brutus was also very gullible. For instance, Cassius threw forged letters through Brutus’s window, pretending to be the townspeople, stating they wanted Caesar dead. Brutus then killed him, when in reality, nobody wanted him dead.

Many people argue that Brutus is the true tragic hero of Julius Caesar.
But Brutus shows himself more as a traitor and a coward than a
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