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A Summary of Euripides’ “Medea”

“Medea” by Euripides is a tragic play that explores the depths of human passion, revenge, and the consequences of unchecked fury. The play centers around the protagonist, Medea, a woman of great intellect and cunning, whose actions and decisions drive the dramatic events that unfold. The play opens with Medea, a foreigner and former princess,