Titanic is a film from 1997 that is based on the sinking of the RMS Titanic. This movie starts as a romance but quickly shifts towards a tragic ending. In the movie, Leonardo DiCaprio plays the hero, Jack Dawson. The hero in a tragedy must display great strengths, and Jack displays this when he saves Rose's life. However, a hero must have some small imperfections, and one of Jack's minor imperfections is that he is of a lower class than Rose. Since the first instance when Jack and Rose meet, their relationship builds, and they quickly fall in love. As the ship hits the iceberg and begins to sink, the passengers evacuate desperately. Despite all the chaos, Jack and Rose stay together and try to find a way off the ship. They find a way off the boat, and stay together until Jack dies from hypothermia and Rose is rescued by another boat.
This movie is a good example of a tragedy. As said before, Leonardo DiCaprio's character plays an accurate role of a tragic hero because of his nobility and certain imperfections.The end of the movie also creates a tragic story. The shipwreck causes a number of people to die, including Jack. Rose survives, but must live without her lover.