Medea - Section 2: Paragraphs 32-95 Summary & Analysis

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Medea comes outside to greet the chorus and to tell them not to criticize her as there is no justice in the eyes of men and this unexpected blow has broken her heart. She says that she would gladly die because the man who was everything to her has proven himself to be the basest of men. Furthermore, women are the unhappiest species of all thinking, feeling creatures because a man can turn to a new woman, such as Jason who has left her alone in a foreign land without family. Medea begs for the women’s silence if she finds a way to punish Jason, warning that though women are naturally timid, there is no heart more murderous when wronged in love. The leader of the chorus agrees that Medea’s vengeance will be just. Creon arrives to tell Medea that...

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