1.) The great philosopher Aristotle makes the distinction between comedy and tragedy. Aristotle defines tragedy as a tragic character falling from a high place in society due to a flaw they possess and provides an insight into human existence. He defines comedy as any story that begins in adversity and ends in optimism. Shakespeare offers his own six elements to a tragedy; a tragic hero, conflicts (internal and external), humor, the supernatural, revenge, and
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an idealist causes him to believe the conspirators and murder Julius Caesar and fall from his high place in society. By definition you arguably see how Brutus’ inability to see and hear people for what the are causes his own horrible demise. His idealistic world creates the illusion killing Caesar and following the instructions of the conspirators is perfectly logical. Through these conclusions it is plain to see that Brutus is the true tragic character.