What Is The Purpose Of Julius Caesar As A Tragic Hero

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Tragedy’s Purpose A tragic hero is a literary character who makes a judgement error that inevitably leads to his or her own destruction. In “Julius Caesar” William Shakespeare uses the character Julius Caesar to portray a tragic hero. Similarly in Charleston South Carolina Kathrynn Dennis is the tragic hero. Julius Caesar and Kathryn Dennis are both high ranking heros with a downfall. The townspeople look up to” Julius Caesar”. This is illustrated when Calpurnia says, “ Here, my lord” (Shakespeare 132). The townspeople look up to Julius as a hero. William Shakespeare's intended effect is to make the point that the townspeople respected Julius Caesar. Kathryn Dennis also demonstrates her noble position. This is illustrated when a reporter