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-As a strong woman. How is Medea admirable and should be considered tragic hero?

Medea is admirable and should be considered a tragic hero because her situation has mimesis, a serious purpose, direct action, and after a disastrous change in Medea's life the audience has intense feelings of pity and horror.

Medea's life has mimesis because it imitates real life. Medea's life is tragic because after being hit by Cupid's arrow she loves Jason , more than anything. Jason does not love her as much as she loves him and leaves her for another wife. Who can better his position in society. This is like real life. Many people get divorced and one person is generally crushed.

There is a serious purpose in Medea and it is more philosophical instead of historical. The purpose in Medea is to show that you cannot obsessively love somebody, or else tragedy will happen. It is a philosophical idea because so many fantasy things happen that couldn't happen in real life. There is no historical retelling of the information. It is all about large ideas.

The purpose of Medea is to bring about katharsis in the audience. The audience witnesses the disasters change in Medea's life and they have feelings of pity and horror. It is horrible that Medea kills three people. It is horrible that Jason has cheated on her and wants a new wife. In the beginning you pity Medea for having to put up with Jason. But by the end you pity Jason because he has lost everything.

Medea is a tragic hero. Medea has a noble birth, she has an admirable character because she loves Jason so much, her peripeteia or her misfortune is brought about by Jason cheating on her, her own weakness, or flaw is that she hates so strongly she's willing to wreck her whole life to get what she wants, and the reversal of fortune brings about sudden, powerful recognition in Jason when he realizes he brought all this on himself.

-Why does Medea need to kill her children incorporate the turning point of her decision in your essay

Medea needs to kill her children because she decides is the only way to completely devastate Jason to get her revenge.

Medea looks into her children's eyes and decides they look like Jason's eyes. She says “They are his cubs. They have his blood. As long as they live I shall be mixed with him” this is the moment that Medea decides to kill them.

Medea doesn't want to hurt Jason. She wants to completely destroy him. Earlier in the book. She decides that if his new bride is killed, he will be hurt but at least he can look on his two little sons and say all is not lost. She decided if she kills his wife and his sons that he will have nothing.

Medea needs to kill their children to show Jason that she is strong, and the winner in their fight. She knows that she has a winged chariot to escape. Once the deed is done. So she really has very little to lose. Medea is a strong woman, and Jason should have known what he was getting into when he married her. She did murder quite a few people before they even got to his homeland.

-How does he use extremes of emotion, love, hate, revenge, to illustrate aspects of human nature. Include your perspective on how this would affect the audience


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Medea starts out madly in love with Jason, then she hates him because he cheated on her and then she decides to get revenge by destroying everything he has, and this would affect the audience by shocking them and they would end up having pity for Jason.

Medea is struck by Cupid's arrow and has no control over how much she loves Jason. She kills many people to save Jason early in the relationship, including her own brother. Her love for him is everything to her and she is crazy with her intense love.

Once Jason leaves her for another woman she hates him, just as much as she ever loved him. Her hate for him is so intense that she kills the king, Jason's new wife, and even her own two children.

Her revenge on Jason is complete only when his entire life has been destroyed. Medea will settle for nothing less than his complete and utter destruction. It isn't enough just to kill his new wife because he would still have his two beautiful boys. So she kills them too.

It is human nature to feel sorry for Medea at the beginning because Jason is cheating on her. It is also in human nature, by the end to feel sorry for Jason because Medea has gone too far in her scheming for revenge. This would affect the audience by shifting who they were rooting for from Medea to Jason. Jason may be a jerk but he doesn't deserve what she is doing to him.

-Who holds the higher moral ground, Jason Medea

Medea holds the higher moral ground than Jason because Jason knew exactly what he was getting into when he married her. Medea had killed her uncle and her own brother before they were even married, so Jason cannot be surprised by anything that she does.

Medea is admirable and should be considered a tragic hero because her situation has mimesis, a serious purpose, direct action, and after a disastrous change in Medea's life the audience has intense feelings of pity and horror.

Medea's life has mimesis because it imitates real life. Medea's life is tragic because after being hit by Cupid's arrow she loves Jason , more than anything. Jason does not love her as much as she loves him and leaves her for another wife. Who can better his position in society. This is like real life. Many people get divorced and one person is generally crushed.

There is a serious purpose in Medea and it is more philosophical instead of historical. The purpose in Medea is to show that you cannot obsessively love somebody, or else tragedy will happen. It is a philosophical idea because so many fantasy things happen that couldn't happen in real life. There is no historical retelling of the information. It is all about large ideas.

The purpose of Medea is to bring about katharsis in the audience. The audience witnesses the disasters change in Medea's life and they have feelings of pity and horror. It is horrible that Medea kills three people. It is horrible that Jason has cheated on her and wants a new wife. In the beginning you pity Medea for having to put up with Jason. But by the end you pity Jason because he has lost everything.

Medea is a tragic hero and holds the higher moral ground. Medea has a noble birth, she has an admirable character because she loves Jason so much, her peripeteia or her misfortune is brought about by Jason cheating on her, her own weakness, or flaw is that she hates so strongly she's willing to wreck her whole life to get what she wants, and the reversal of fortune brings about sudden, powerful recognition in Jason when he realizes he brought all this on himself.

-Why should the audience care about Medea

The audience should care about Medea because tragedy imitates real life and in real life people have affairs and it ruins families. Medea is worthy of love because everything she did was Jason’s fault. She would have been a great wife and mother if Jason had just loved her. The audience should care about Medea because she was sent over the edge by Jason and it's not her fault. Jason knew exactly what he was getting into when he married her. Medea had killed her uncle and her own brother before they were even married, so Jason cannot be surprised by anything that she does.

Medea's life has mimesis because it imitates real life. Medea's life is tragic because after being hit by Cupid's arrow she loves Jason , more than anything. Jason does not love her as much as she loves him and leaves her for another wife. Who can better his position in society. This is like real life. Many people get divorced and one person is generally crushed.

The story of Medea brings about katharsis in the audience. The audience witnesses the disasters change in Medea's life and they have feelings of pity and horror. It is horrible that Medea kills three people. It is horrible that Jason has cheated on her and wants a new wife. In the beginning you pity Medea for having to put up with Jason. But by the end you pity Jason because he has lost everything.

Medea is a tragic hero and h. The audience should care about her. What happens to Medea could happen to anybody.. Medea has a noble birth, she has an admirable character because she loves Jason so much, her peripeteia or her misfortune is brought about by Jason cheating on her, her own weakness, or flaw is that she hates so strongly she's willing to wreck her whole life to get what she wants, and the reversal of fortune brings about sudden, powerful recognition in Jason when he realizes he brought all this on himself. We should care about Medea because really, she is a tragic hero.