Medea's Revenge - Meek 1 Steven Austin Meek Mr Stuart Allen...

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Meek 1 1Steven Austin Meek Mr. Stuart Allen World Literature I 9 November 2007 Although she commits atrocities, can Medea’s actions be defended? What would you do if your spouse left you for another man or woman? Some move on and their actions stay the same, while others take out revenge as did Medea in Euripedes . Medea however took revenge in a way that most would not and should not. Her overall action can be defended in that she wanted the same pain to Jason as she felt, but the way she carried out her actions is morally indefensible. A. Medea’s barbaric origins B. Medea just acts like a normal female would C. Medea’s actions are heroic in a male point of view Medea was courageous, single-mindedness, and quick to take action. She was a woman who took action against anyone who bothered her, then she would get even. Medea desired to love and be loved. She wanted to be a mother to her children and a wife to her husband. For women, divorce was a disgrace. Medea talked to the gods about Jason not keeping the vows he had made
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 2200 taught by Professor Allen during the Fall '07 term at Auburn University.

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