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EURIPIDES: Medea

In the Medea, Euripides presents one of the most shocking female characters in literature. Though Lady Macbeth swears that she would have killed her own child, Medea gives life to those very words and murders her two sons. She performs this heinous deed to exact revenge upon her husband Jason, who abandoned her for another woman. Continue reading EURIPIDES: Medea

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