At a glance:
- Author: Euripides
- First Published: 431
- Type of Work: Drama
- Type of Plot: Tragedy
- Time of Work: Antiquity
- Genres: Drama, Tragedy
- Subjects: Murder or homicide, Exile or expatriates, Marriage, Emotions, Revenge, Kings, queens, or royalty, Greek or Roman times, Greece or Greek people, Aging, Hatred
- Locales: Europe, Greece, Athens, ancient, Greece, ancient, Corinth, ancient
*Corinth. Rich and powerful city in ancient Greece, located on the northeastern portion of the Peloponnesian Peninsula, that is the setting for Euripides’ play.
House of Medea
House of Medea. Corinth home in which Jason and Medea live in exile with their young sons. All the play’s action takes place in front of this house. Jason and Medea’s precarious position in Corinth is underscored by this building, which lacks the power and status of a king’s palace. Concerned about his status in Corinth as a noncitizen, Jason...
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- Explain in detail the role of supernatural in Medea by Euripides and Macbeth by Shakespeare.
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