This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Aegeus, King of Athens - This character is a leader that offers to shelter the protagonist within the city.
Children's Attendant - This character speaks with the nurse in the opening scene about the breakup of two main characters.
Chorus of Corinthian Women - This group alternates between sympathizing with the protagonist and cautioning against too much anger.
Creon - This character allows the protagonist into the city for one day, and dies as a result.
Jason - This character abandons family in favor of fortune.
Medea - This character is...
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