Jason's Love in "Medea" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Jason's Love in "Medea"
An analysis of Euripides' tragic drama "Medea".
# 124162 | 1,500 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Greek and Roman) , Drama and Theater (Greek and Roman)

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This paper provides an analysis of Euripides' tragic drama "Medea" in which the titular protagonist murders her children, the King, and the King's daughter to exact vengeance on her husband, Jason, who abandoned her. The paper proves that despite his actions and hers, Jason still loves Medea.

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"The conventional critical take on Euripides' tragedy "Medea" is that the titular protagonist murders her children and kills herself because she is angry her husband has abandoned his family for King Creon's daughter, Glauce. While Jason has abandoned his family in order to advance his political career, Medea seethes with anger and bitterness over his rejection of her. During her murderous vengeance, Medea will also kill King Creon and his daughter. While Medea hates Jason, there are many instances in the tragedy where we see he still..."

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