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Medea As A Heroine

In Euripides’ Medea, the main character of the same name is a controversial heroine. Medea takes whatever steps necessary to achieve what she believes...

Media: Character Analysis

Media was a very diverse character who possesses several characteristics which were unlike the average woman during her time. As a result of these...

Medea: “Love and Deception”

There are many pieces of literature that may entail more than one theme throughout the story. The tragedy, Medea, by Euripides is very good...

Comparing Odysseus and Medea

"Let me hear no smooth talk of death from you, Odysseus, light of councils. Better, I say, to break sod as a farm hand for some poor...

Medea – Male and Female Perceptions of the World

Ask yourself this, Is this world biased against a particular gender? Do we mainly focus on women's issues or men's? What would your answer...

Medea: Gender Roles

In Euripides Medea, the protagonist abandoned the gender roles of ancient Greek society. Medea defied perceptions of gender by exhibiting both "male" and "female"...

Medea vs. Antigone: Compare

The two Greek plays, Medea and Antigone both exhibit opening scenes that serve numerous purposes. Such as establishing loyalties, undermining assumptions on the part...

Feminism in Medea

The play Medea by Euripides challenges the dominant views of femininity in the patriarchal society of the Greeks. While pursuing her ambition Medea disregards...

Medea Vs. Hedda Gabbler

Medea and Hedda Gabbler are two different plays, yet both have very similar motives in the end. Both women seek to control the destiny...

Plato & Medea

In ancient Greece women were viewed as many things. They were not viewed as equivalent to males by any means. Women were portrayed usually...

Medea: A Civilized Barbarian

The term "Barbarian" is Greek in origin. The Greeks originally levied it at any races who were not of a Greek origin; especially those...

“Medea” by Euripides: Jason and Medea

In Medea, by Euripides, the two main characters Jason and Medea are forced to leave Lolkos and have taken refuge in Corinth. Jason has...

Medea’s Revenge

Medea, a play by the Greek playwright Euripides, explores the Greek-barbarian dichotomy through the character of Medea, a princess from the"barbarian", or non-Greek, land...

Medea: Study Guide

Authorial information Euripedes lived from ca. 485 to ca. 406 B.C. making him younger thank Aeschylus and Sophocles, and making him the last of the...

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