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8/23/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style MedEA Women in Greek Tragedy
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8/23/11 Medea: The Alien and mysterious
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8/23/11 Questions about Medea How did she meet Jason? Where did she meet him? Why did she help him? How did she help him? What were the consequences of her helping him? What kind of powers did Medea have?
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8/23/11 Jason’s marriage Jason could not marry Medea because she was an alien; she was his concubine. He wants to marry Kreousa because of ambition. Kreousa would be the lawful wife. How does Medea feel? She decides to take action Her objective is to punish Jason and
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8/23/11 The events: All three main characters treat Medea with disrespect, thus sealing their fate Medea sends a poisoned dress as a wedding present to Kreousa. When she wears it, she bursts into flames. Kreon tries to rescue her, and is also engulfed by the flames.
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8/23/11 Judgement: Medea is a multiple murderess and a cruel child-killer, and yet we
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course CLA 3504 taught by Professor Kapparis during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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