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Unformatted text preview: she can to unto him. And it is the unadulterated fury she feels that pushes her beyond her self-interest, beyond doing whats best for her (not killing her kids), to injure her husband. As she says, I know indeed what evil I intend to do, / But stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, / Fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils (Euripides 96). This quotation leads the reader to consider the pure madness that is Medea; she knows her plans are wicked, and she knows the suffering she shall feel for killing her children, and yet she cannot restrain her rage. Works Cited Euripides. The Medea . Trans. Rex Warner. London: The University of Chicago Press, 1955....
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- Fall '07
- Medea, Medea, Jason