Does Euripides challenge our sense of justice in Medea and how?

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I would argue that he does because he forces us to consider whether vengeance is really the same thing as justice. Most people at some point have probably wanted to carry out revenge on those who've done them harm; it's only natural to feel this way. But once we've had time to cool down and reflect, most of us realize that it's better to deal with such matters through the proper channels.

Medea , of course,...

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