Medea is arguably one of the first pieces of feminist literature. Written around 431 BCE, the playwright, Euripides was only awarded third place out of three at the annual Athenian Dionysia festival. However, Medea has since become an iconic example of female empowerment through the…
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Before Medea's house in Corinth
Medea, Nurse, Tutor, Aegeus, Creon, Jason, Messenger, Medea's two children
The main themes in Medea are revenge, passion, gender, and power.
The play is centerned on Medea's deliberate desire for revenge against her unfaithful husband.