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Brutus Tragic Hero

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Carter Mckay

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By: Carter McKay Brutus, a Tragic hero Brutus, a Tragic Hero. Noble Stature
Act 1 Brutus' tragic flaw is his pride. Brutus' downfall was his own choice Brutus is a tragic hero because he stabbed his best friend, Julius Caesar, in the back. This makes him a tragic hero because he was a loyal friend of Caesar and then he became one of the most hated men in Rome. Dialouge Example:
Act I, Scene 2
Brutus:
I would not Cassius,yet I love him well. Brutus' chose to be a tragic hero when he decided to take the crown from Julius Caesar. Brutus is Caesars best friend and he has a high noble stature because Caesar respects him. Brutus' fate for Marc Antony is a key example of how Brutus' pride is a tragic flaw.When Brutus underestimated Marc Antony The Verdict Another tragic hero is Arnold from the movie Troll 2. In this movie Arnold is friends with Joshua's family,who stumbles upon a witch that turns him into a goblin and eats Joshua's family. Arnold Brutus Arnold's tragic flaw is his lack of intelligence Brutus' Tragic flaw is his Pride Arnold doesn't get to redeem himself. Brutus gets
redemption, and
takes his own
life. They both
back stab
their friends. Defintion of tragic hero.
According to Aristotle, it is someone highly renowned and prosperous who falls from tremendous good fortune. Act III, Scene 2:
Antony:
O, what a fall was there, my countrymen!
Then I, and you, and all of us fell down
Whilst bloody treason flourished over us.
O, now you weep, and I perceive you feel
The dint of pity; these are gracious drops. Soliloquy Example:
Act I, Scene 2
Cassius:
Well, Brutus, thou art noble; yet I see
Thy honorable mettle may be wrought
From that is disposed; therefore it is meet
That noble minds keep ever with their likes
Monologue Example:
Act I, Scene 2
Cassius:
I had as lief not be, as live to be
in awe of such thing as myself.
I was born free as Caesar; so were you:
We both have fed as well, and we can both
Endure the winter's cold as well as he.
Soliloquy
Act II, Scene 1
Brutus:
It must be by his death; and for my part,
I know no personal cause to spurn at him,
but for the general. He would be crowned.
How that might change his nature, there is the question. What Portia Says
Act II, Scene 1
Portia:
And tempt the rheumy and unpurged air
to add into his sickness? No, my Brutus;
You have some sick offense within your mind,
Which by the right and virtue of my place. Dialouge
Act II, Scene 1
Brutus:
For Anthony but a limb of Caesar.
Lets be sacrificers, but not butchers, Caius.
We will stand up against the spirit of Ceasar,
and the spirit of men there is no blood. Brutus Speech, Monologue example
Act III, Scene 2
Brutus:
Romans, countrymen, and lovers, hear me for my cause, and be silent that you may hear. Believe me for my honor, and have respect for my honor, and that you may believe. Antony's Speech
Act III, Scene 2
Antony:
I thrice presented him a kingly crown,
which he thrice refused. Was this ambition?
Yet Brutus says he was ambitious;
and sure he is an honorable man.
I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke,
but here I am to speak what I do know. The punishment exceeds the crime Act IV, Scene 3
Brutus to Cassius:
O Cassius, I am sick of many griefs.
No man bears sorrow better. Portia is dead Example 2 of Personal Cost:
Act V, Scene 5
Farewell good Strato-Caesar will now be still;
I killed not thee with half so good a will (Dies) Example 1 of Personal Cost:
Act V, Scene 3
Brutus to Cato:
Should breed thy fellow. Friends, I owe more tears.
To this dead man then you shall see me pay.
I shall find time, Cassius; I shall find time.
Come, therefore, and to Thasos send his body; his funerals shall not be in our camp. Increase in Awareness Brutus & Cassius
Act V, Scene 1
Brutus to Cassius
Why then lead on o, that a man might know
The end of this day's business ere it come.
But it sufficefth that the day will end,
and then the end is known. Come, ho' away'
Brutus & Soldiers
Act V, Scene 5
Brutus to Soldiers
The ghost of Caesar hath appeared to me
to several times by night; at Sardis once,
and this last night here Phillipi fields.
I know my hour is come. Brutus' Actions
Act V, Scene 5
Farewell good Strato-Caesar will now be still;
I killed not thee with half so good a will (Dies) Redemption of Character Actions of Brutus
Act V, Scene 5
Farewell good Strato-Caesar will now be still;
I killed not thee with half so good a will (Dies) Antony to Soldiers
Act V, Scene 5
This is not Brutus, friend, but, I assure you,
A prize no less in worth. Keep this man safe;
Give him all kindness. I had rather have
such men my friends than enemies. Octavious
Act V, Scene 1
Octavious has a chance to
kill Brutus but does not to save for battle.
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