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Jealousy, Love, Murder, Passion, Vengeance, and Depravity.
These are several of the many themes explored in Euripides' Medea, quite possibly the greatest Greek tragedy in this literary genre. It is a powerful story of a wife seeking revenge against her unfaithful husband, Jason, by murdering their two sons in cold blood with a knife.
There are two aspects that make Medea a compelling read.
The first is its simplicity, something that is uncommon among the arena's heavyweights, such as Aeschylus, Euripides, and Sophocles. These authors tend to have made their ...
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