should the audience care about Medea?
The audience should care about Medea because
tragedy imitates real life and in real life people have affairs and
it ruins families. Medea is worthy of love because everything she
did was Jasonís fault. She would have been a great wife and mother
if Jason had just loved her. The audience should care about Medea
because she was sent over the edge by Jason and it's not her fault.
Jason knew exactly what he was getting into when he married her.
Medea had killed her uncle and her own brother before they were even
married, so Jason cannot be surprised by anything that she does.
Medea's life has
mimesis because it imitates real life. Medea's life is tragic
because after being hit by Cupid's arrow she loves Jason , more than
anything. Jason does not love her as much as she loves him and
leaves her for another wife. Who can better his position in society.
This is like real life. Many people get divorced and one person is
The story of Medea brings about
katharsis in the audience. The audience witnesses the disasters
change in Medea's life and they have feelings of pity and horror. It
is horrible that Medea kills three people. It is horrible that Jason
has cheated on her and wants a new wife. In the beginning you pity
Medea for having to put up with Jason. But by the end you pity Jason
because he has lost everything.
Medea is a tragic hero and h. The
audience should care about her. What happens to Medea could happen
to anybody.. Medea has a noble birth, she has an admirable character
because she loves Jason so much, her peripeteia or her misfortune is
brought about by Jason cheating on her, her own weakness, or flaw is
that she hates so strongly she's willing to wreck her whole life to
get what she wants, and the reversal of fortune brings about sudden,
powerful recognition in Jason when he realizes he brought all this
on himself. We should care about Medea because really, she is a
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