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Author: Euripides

First Performed: 431 BCE

Type: Play

Genre: Tragedy

Perspective and Narrator:

As is typical of ancient Greek plays, Medea's characters include a Chorus that functions as her moral advisors and the collective voice of society.

About the Title:

Medea is the main character in the play and is based on a sorceress from Greek mythology.


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