Medea Essay

Medea Essay - Medea Essay In Euripides' play Medea, Medea...

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Medea Essay In Euripides’ play Medea, Medea strives for satisfactory revenge. Not only does she make incredible sacrifices for her lover, Jason, but also she aids him in attaining power and respect, two things that every young man strives for. Later on Jason defies Medea for a younger prettier wife. When a married man losses interest his spouse, it become one of the worst feeling in life. Medea is enraged with Jason and soon goes mad trying to cope with her loss. The fact that Medea was willing to forgo her family and home for Jason shows her loyalty to him; the play presents her anger as understandable. Medea goes through a lot of pain and emotions, which cause her to turn to vengeance for peace of mind. For example in the quote “Medea loved and saved Jason, she cut herself off from home to come with him” tells us exactly what Medea sacrificed for her lover (113). She loved Jason, saved him from his death many times. Not only this but she gave up her home to accompany Jason on his journey. And because the nurse said this quote it shows us that from a
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