Julius Caesar Brutus Character Essay

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William Shakespeare, an English poet, playwright, and actor, wrote in Hamlet “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.” In the play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Brutus was complex, gullible, and easily influenced. Brutus is not a virtuous character because he does not have high moral standards. Brutus overlooked his opponent, Mark Antony, which led to his own demise. Brutus is the tragic hero in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. Brutus is a complex character, he has strict moral and ethical beliefs. He also has a reputation for being honorable and noble. But Brutus is easily persuaded, gullible, and naive. As a result, he loses his views of morality and is convinced that his actions are for his love of Rome. Brutus’s character was easy to understand.
Brutus is not a virtuous character, even though he has strict moral standards. He killed Julius Caesar, where at one point they were great friends. This proves that he is unloyal to his friends. All the major characters in the play were hungry for power, even Brutus had to capitulate at the opportunity. Although Brutus has high moral standards his actions were those of an unprincipled being.
Brutus’s own negative qualities led to his demise. He overlooked his opponent Mark Antony, which led to the people 's’ uprising. Brutus was also a trusting
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He was once thought to be virtuous, but because of his immoral actions he is not. Having some negative qualities such as poor judgement and being to confiding in other people, was enough to bring him to his demise. Brutus took on the role of the tragic hero and as the tragic hero, he was it was his downfall. As William Shakespeare once wrote in Hamlet, “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day thou canst not then be false to any
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