What specifically, if anything, has Jason done wrong in the play Medea by Euripides? What motivates Jason?

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In Medea, Jason has done some wrong things. He dishonors the commitment he made to his wife, leaves his family, and marries someone else, even though he is already married to Medea. Even if this is acceptable in society and he has good reasons, he never gives her a choice.

Jason and Medea were married; they had sworn an oath to be together and build a life together. He ultimately decides not to honor this oath in a way that's acceptable to Medea when he decides to commit to Glauce. It's clear that, despite the things he promised her when he convinced her to marry him and have his children, Jason has no care for Medea. It's easy for him to walk away from her and commit his life to another. Leaving your wife in the way Jason did is wrong morally. He's not sorry. He believes all woman are the same and ultimately unnecessary. He wishes men could have children without women. To him, marriage is only a means to an end.

Jason also abandoned his responsibilities. He was responsible not only for...

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