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10 Plays Summary
Euripides

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10 Plays Summary

Plot Summary

This book is composed of ten plays by the poet Euripides in English translation. Although the plays deal with different issues, there are several common themes that run through many of the plays and Euripides consistently presents interesting characters out of the material of Greek myth.

In the Alcestis, Euripides presents a drama that deals with issues of hospitality, the treatment of friends and the proper relation of the wife to the husband. Euripides suggests that the common view is flawed and that it would be unreasonable to ask a wife to die for her husband. In Medea, Euripides continues investigating the role of husband and wife by showing a wife, Medea, supplanted by a new love. Medea decides it is better to make the husband who has wronged her pay for his crimes and kills her children and Jason's new wife. We are asked to consider the...

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