Tragedy is basically an art form that shows human suffering and is performed in front of audiences to entertain them. Many famous plays and prose are based of tragic drama or episodes. Julius Caesar was one such tragedy that was penned down by William Shakespeare based on the life of the great Roman emperor, Julius Caesar.
Tragedy in more general terms means a very harrowing or distressing incident which might be very difficult to recover from. Tragedy occurring on a large scale is often comparable to a catastrophe. It is difficult to compensate for all the losses that occur because of a tragedy. According to Jean Racine, “A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy. “