Unformatted text preview: Tragedy by 1. Strong woman characters 2. Intelligent slaves 3. Criticize many heroes of Greek mythology Seem more modern compare to his contemporaries: focus on inner lives and motives of his characters which is previously unknown to Greek audiences Medea Medea originally produced in 431 BCE Athen audience did not embrace medea so favorably because of the indecisive chorus, critism of Athenian society and disrespect for the gods. One of the great play of “Western Canon” Award only in 3 rd place at Dionysia (the famous dramatic) because the competition was fierce and because Euripides refused to cater the fancies of the judges It was not until 441BCE did Euripides won the first price....
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2011 for the course LITERATE 101 taught by Professor Paul during the Spring '11 term at Aligarh Muslim University.
- Spring '11
- Medea, Medea