Medea - Study Guide Part 4 Summary & Analysis

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Medea's friend Aegeus comes in. They greet each other, and Medea asks how he came to be there. Their dialogue reveals that Aegeus visited an Oracle in hopes of finding out how he and his wife might have children. The Oracle's reply was too mysterious for him to understand, and he's on his way to discuss it with a good and wise friend. He then asks why Medea seems so upset. Medea tells him what Jason has done and that she's been banished. She begs him to allow her to make a new home with him and says that her knowledge of drugs and herbs will help him and his wife conceive children. He tells her that because he's king, he cannot risk offending Creon (a fellow king) by taking her with him, but if she can make it to his kingdom on her own, he will...

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