Love And Passion In Medea Analysis

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'What an evil power love has in people 's lives! ' Discuss love and passion in Medea

Medea is a play which consists the dark presentation of passion and love. Whether the love on matrimony, between friend or towards children, it always leads to despair and horror. Moreover, the gothic register of the Gods with its passion over human understanding can disregard human love. The playwright, Euripides also explicitly communicates his love by dressing his anti-heroin as someone who deserves sympathy for her ‘spurned love’.

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Emotionally, Medea, ‘floods’ her ‘tears, ' wrestling with her maternal instinct, knowing that the infanticide she is to commit would only make her ‘suffer twice as much’ as Jason. However, logically, she recognizes that stay her hand is akin to ‘leave [her sons] to be the victims’ of her enemy rage and let her enemy ‘spread full sail. ' Finally, her overly passion of not being ‘laughed’ prompt her lie to her children ‘’ and use them to send gifts to Creon. (into announcing the heroic ethos ‘let them understand I am a different kind’) And slaughter her ‘dear’ and ‘darling’ without mercy. Even in the end, Medea totally alienates herself from motherhood by speaking in the third person that children are dear ‘to their mother. ' In essence, in the face of passion, love dissipate, instead maternal picture of hubris and ‘lioness’ are exposed to the …show more content…
Creon who seems to be the most unimpeachable and full of love person in the play are punished. Although it is undeniable true that he banishes Medea, it is Medea who ‘calls down wicked curses on’ him and his daughter at the first place. It even turns out that he is ‘no tyrant by nature’ when he allows Medea to stay another day due to the professed parental love. However, as Medea’s anointed embroidered gown and coronet devour the princess in fire, ' Creon ‘[tearing] old fresh off his bones, ' the Gods proves that the ‘powerful’ paternal love which Creon upholds towards his daughter is not as powerful as to sway the Gods’ emotion. The Gods demonstrate themselves operate at a different level, with no mercy, no forgiveness, and no human

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