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Medea, An Overview

This essay presents an overview of Medea in Greek mythology, referring to scholarly assessment of ancient sources and also the way...

Assessment of Arguments Presented by Medea and Jason in Euripides’ Medea

Medea would also benefit: "What luckier chance could I have come across than this, An exile to marry the daughter of the king? It ...

In Medea's Defense

sentenced his children to the same alien status in Greek society. Everyone speaks of the cold-blooded Medea who slaughtered her c...

What Happened to Jason and the Argonauts After Medea Left?

This paper consists of six pages and presents a hypothetical scenario of what might have happened after Medea departed and the Arg...

Comparative Analysis of Seneca's and Euripides' Medea

In five pages Euripides' and Seneca's depictions of Medea are contrasted and compared in this literary analysis. There are no oth...

'Trunk Theater' and Euripides' Medea

In five pages this paper examines a 'trunk theater' rural school production of Medea, the Greek tragedy by Euripides....

Contrasts and Comparisons between Medea and Clytemnestra

In reaction, the nurse relates that Medea, "the hapless wife, thus scorned...lies fasting, yielding her body to her grief, wasting...

Western Classical Literature and Women

was forbidden to her, period. It was not her place to try to reason why; it was her place to obey without question. This is what w...

Classical Literature Compared

as revealed in the literary/mythological writings of ancient Greece. In "The Iliad," for example, when the mighty warrior Achille...

How in Greek Tragedies Adultery Leads to Murder

running into pre-menopause here, why dont you visit your mother for a while." One of Medeas concerns is her own private humiliati...

Gender Issues in Euripides' Medea

Gender issues are the focus of this analysis of Euripides' Medea in a paper consisting of 5 pages with the social codes of the pat...

Artists Antonio Canova and Edgar Degas Compared

In five pages Canova's 'Perseus and the Head of Medea' and Degas' 'The Little 14 Year Old Dancer' are compared in terms of the wor...

Oedipus and Medea: Leadership and Kingship

watch these plays we see not only human frailty, but the workings of fate. Consider Oedipus: he killed his father and married his ...

The Role of the Gods in "Medea"

they were interested in seeing this story play out once again, and that they found meaning in it. It seems logical to assume that ...

Shaw’s Pygmalion, Euripides’ Medea

expert, Henry Higgins, makes a wager with a friend that he can masquerade a lower-class girl, Eliza, as a member of the upper clas...

Carol Gilligan/Female Moral Development

and sweet, she becomes increasingly corrupted by her exposure to "the Plastics," which refers to the clique of the three most pop...

"Medea" - Treatment And Perspective Of Women

as she was forced to come face to face with her own shortcomings, which ultimately cast upon her the tragic flaw that eventually l...

Medea by Euripides

In five pages Euripides' tragedy is examined in terms of how Medea was ultimately corrupted by her desire for power. There are no...

Greek Tragedies and 4 Views of Women

wife of Agamemnon who has been off fighting the Trojan War for ten years. The goddess Artemis had left the fleet organized by Aga...

Archetypal Woman in Literature

In five pages this paper compares Euripides' character of Medea with the character of Penelope in Homer's 'The Odyssey.' There a...

Women in Medea and Lysistrata

In four pages this research paper contrasts and compares the portrayal of women and their roles in ancient Greek society as repres...

Irish Saga Exile of the Sons of Uisliu, Medea Women, and Suffering

In six pages this comparative analysis examines the suffering and fate of female protagonists Dredriu and Medea in these works. T...

Comparing Antigone, Medea, and Nora Helmer

In three pages this paper compares and contrasts three major female theatrical protagonists Sophocles' Antigone, Euripides' Medea...

Greek Mythology and Literature and the Gods' Incestuous Relationships

contribution to the image in Greek mythology is the story of Chiron, who was born of a union between Zeus and Ixion, the son of Ar...

Empowerment in A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen and Medea by Euripides

they professed to love, with Medea most certainly taking the deed to great extremes. It is important for the student to understan...

Euripides' Medea and Ibsen's Nora

society has determined what their roles are and how long they are to enact them. Enter Nora and Medea, who both prove to have min...

Greek Tragedies and the Role of Sacrifice

In nine pages this paper examines how sacrifice is used in the Greek tragic works Agamemnon, Medea, Antigone, and 'The Odyssey' an...

Greek Tragedy and Naturalist Theater

in drama, as well as two of the most destructive. This paper compares and contrasts the plays that bear their names. Discussion H...

Comparing Clytemnestra and Medea

to be somewhat different from those of their male counterparts. While men typically choose to kill in a very straightforward manne...

Antigone and Medea

men. It is their rules and their decisions that determine how women should act and what role they can play in society. Antigones ...