scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 619
Tragedy concerns itself with the downfall of a protagonist or the tragic hero that suffers crushing defeat or death Brutus certainly fits in as the protagonist of Julius Caesar and the tragic hero Since Brutus was one of the main characters of the play it would be obvious that he would be the tragic hero of the play as well The downfall of the protagonist occurs through a tragic flaw of the protagonist Brutus tragic flaw was making bad judgments For example he let Antony speak at Caesars funeral he let Antony live and also he marched to Phillipi Since the Romans liked Brutus they thought that if he killed Caesar then he had a good reason for it However if Brutus had not let Antony speak at the funeral the people would not have turned against him and the other conspirators Antony was not Caesars best friend like Brutus he just wanted everybody to be against Brutus so they could follow him Letting Antony live was very poor judgment Brutus committed suicide because Antony defeated his army If Antony were killed Brutus would have never committed suicide himself The march to Phillipi was also a bad idea because if they hadnt gone everybody wouldnt have been killed Brutus also made poor judgment on his friend Cassius Cassius was the one persuading Brutus to become one of the conspirators if he hadnt listened to Cassius he wouldnt have killed Caesar Brutus was one of Caesars best friends but he was not the greatest friend in the world He killed his own best friend Also as good as a friend Brutus was to Caesar it appeared as though Brutus loved Rome and its people more If then that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar this is my answer not that I loved Caesar less but that I loved Rome more 3221-24 Loving Rome more than his own friend was another of Brutus tragic
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA