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by Euripides

Medea was first performed in 431 BC. Its companion pieces have been lost, but we know that this set of plays won third prize at the Dionysia, adding another disappointment to Euripides' career. Although we know nothing of the other pieces, the character of Medea undoubtedly made the Athenian…

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Posted By karaka d #385119 at Sep 04, 2014 11:36 AM

discuss the ending of the play in terms of 'tragic enlightenment"

linking to medea killing her children and the last conversation between jason and medea

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Posted By karaka d #385119 at Sep 04, 2014 11:50 AM

does medea use her children as a medium to take revenge upon jason?

answers should include few examples of the dialouges

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Posted By karaka d #385119 at Sep 04, 2014 11:32 AM

discuss medea as a personification of the blind irrational forces of human nature.

linking to the incident where medea tricked the daughters of a rival king, Pelias, into poisoning their own father.

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Posted By karaka d #385119 at Sep 04, 2014 11:48 AM