Medea Essay | Medea - A Character Analysis

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Medea - A Character Analysis

Summary: Analyzes the Euripides play, Medea. Provides an analysis of the title character. Describes how the character mocks the concept of justice.
Euripide's Medea is a play about revenge and justice which i had a strong negative response to. Medea has been cheated on and banished from her home in Corinth. She has been hurt very badly, and seeks justice for what has been done to her. She responds to her emotions by killing the king of Corinth, Kreon, his daughter Glauke who Medea's hsband Jason is to marry, and Medea and Jason's two children. By committing this massive brutality in the name of justice, Medea has lost all sympathy for the cause and made a mockery of justice. This is how I see the play.

According to the Australian Little Oxford Dictionary, justice is fariness, and what is right. In Medea's case, fairness would be to take 'an eye for an eye'; to give Jason emotional pain to repay the emotional pain he caused her by...

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