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Medea 1

  1. Does the prologue generate sympathy for Medea?
  2. How does Medea’s attitude toward her children concern the Nurse? Explain.
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Medea 1

  1. Does the prologue generate sympathy for Medea?
  2. How does Medea’s attitude toward her children concern the Nurse? Explain.
Greek And Roman Literature

Tony Harrison's "Oresteia"

Some verse dramas hold the stage in translation, but others don’t, and I am not entirely sure why that should be. Ibsen’s Brand and Peer Gynt… 2,578 more words

Literature

Quote of the day

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.Euripides who was born on this day in 480 BC.

He also said:

Slight not what’s near through aiming at what’s far. 15 more words

Quotes

September 23 in history

480 BC  Euripides, Greek playwright, was born (d. 406 BC).

1122  Concordat of Worms.

1215 Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire, was born (d. 617 more words

History

Book (Play) Review: Medea by Euripides

A downright creepy story about revenge, girl power, and fiery death.

5/5 stars

One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea.

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Book Reviews

Subtitle Oopsy

I think I just won the “stupidest title for a blog post ever” award.

If there is such an award.

(I’m not sure if I’d actually want there to be one or not.) 573 more words

Greek Mythology