"It must be by his death: and, for my part,.
I know no personal cause to spurn at him,.
How that might change his nature, there's the .
-Brutus, Act 2, Scene 1.
A tragic hero is a good character, and a man with power. He suffers from internal and external struggles, and in most cases, dies in the plot. This essay will prove that Brutus is the true tragic hero of the play "Julius Caesar". Brutus has character flaws, he is a powerful, yet good person and suffers from internal and external struggles.
Brutus has character flaws, which is another characteristic of a tragic hero. Brutus is obviously not loyal to Caesar, because the whole time that Caesar thought that they were great friends, Brutus stabbed him in the back, both metaphorically, and literally. He is easily manipulated, and persuaded by others. 1"I know no personal cause to spurn at him." 2".And kill him in the shell." Such as when Cassius asks him to join the conspiracy. It does not take too much to change his mind. .
Brutus is a man of good morals and high power. He thinks for the good of the state, and not just himself. 3".But for the general. He would be crown"d."He displays good character all throughout the play. When he is debating whether or not to join the conspirators, he thinks about the citizens of Rome, and whether or not Caesar would be a good person to rule. Since he thinks Caesar as ambitious, he decides that he would not be good to rule over Rome because very easily, bad things could come towards Rome. .
Brutus suffers from internal struggles by deciding whether or not to join the conspiracy, and guilt. His external struggles are killing Caesar, and over powering Antony, Octavius, and.
Lepidus. Brutus has a hard time making the decision to join the conspiracy. He has nothing against Caesar, except for his ambition which may or may not bring bad things for Rome. He thinks that it is best for Rome as a State to not have Caesar rule it.