William Shakespeare, a famous English poet and playwright, is widely regarded as the greatest writer of the English language. He wrote approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and a variety of other poems. Julius Caesar was one of the most famous tragic plays that he wrote. Although in many stories heroes defeats the evil and saves the world, the hero in this play was not as lucky as all the other heroes and fell for the traps of others.
Mark Antony, Caesar’s right hand man, was a dishonorable and butcher who seeks for revenge, had revealed his true self after Caesar’s death. In contrast, Marcus Brutus, the tragic hero in this play was a very noble sacrificer, who lost everything due to the greediness and evilness of others. Shakespeare demonstrated the distinct personalities of Antony and Brutus in this tragic play.
Mark Antony was one of the triumvirs in Julius Caesar and can be known as “Caesar’s son”. Although he wasn’t a noticeable character at the beginning, he was the one who turned the Romans against the conspirators later on in the play. Mark Antony revealed that he was a butcher and a dishonorable man after the fall of Caesar. His bloody thirsty character was displayed when all the conspirators left him to be with the dead body of Caesar. “Blood and destruction shall be so in use,” (I, iii, l.265) Here reveals that Antony wants to deal with all the conspirators by killing all of them. “And Caesar’s spirit, ranging for revenge,” (I, iii, l.270) This displays how much Antony wants to seek revenge for Caesar’s death. Mark Antony was also a very untrustworthy man which was shown in many events. “This is a slight unmeriyable man, / Meet to be sent on errands; is it fit, / The threefold world divided, he should stand / One of the three to share it?” (IV, i, ll. 12-15) Antony here just suggested that they should Lepidus should not get any share and lied to Lepidus; therefore, Antony is an untrustworthy butcher.
Marcus Brutus was the tragic hero in Julius...