The Question and Answer section for Medea is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
We learn that Athens is a great city.
Pelias planned to rid himself of Jason be sending on a quest to recover the Golden Fleece from Colchis.
Im my opinion, I beleieve that Medea's pride is far more important that her status or sense of power. Jason has humiliated her, and as a result, Medea enacts horrific methods of revenge. None of her actions are based upon thoughts of status........