External link to Vengeance in The Odyssey and Medea
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Feeling the urge to commit a harmful action against someone after being intruded is considered the universal emotion of “vengeance,” which has always been one prominent theme in the literature world, especially among plays. Two classics, Homer’s Odyssey and Euripides’s Medea , both explore this theme in different perspectives of a male protagonist and a female one through an epic poem and dramatic tragedy. Although […]
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In the Greek play Medea, there are two protagonists, Medea and Jason. Medea, who is the wife of Jason has fallen in love with him and has left her country to be with him. After all this loyalty, Jason decides to divorce Medea and marry the king’s daughter; Glauce. Medea becomes filled with fury and anger and wants to kill her husband and the king’s […]
External link to Carr’s By the Bog of Cats and Euripides’ Medea
Euripides’ Medea challenges the dominant views of feminity in the patriarchal society of Greeks. While pursuing her ambition Medea disregards many of the feminine characteristics of the patriarchal Greek society. By focusing on the character portrayal of Medea, this paper argues to prove Medea a feminist text. And such tragedies represent Euripides feminist and liberal views as well relative to the society he lived in. […]
Carr’s “By the Bog of Cats” and Euripides’ Medea are both considered powerful plays and theatrical pieces in their own rights and share various common textual as well as thematic elements. The pieces above play a critical part in not only responding to but also reflecting upon social and cultural upheaval. On the same note, they articulate different challenges that women of power experience in […]