In Medea, a surge of insanity purges her after she is betrayed by her husband Jason causing many cruel and harsh actions to follow from her. The ending result a murder scene. Is she really at blame for her actions and should she be punished? Believing that she is truly insane this would entail that she is completely innocent and therefore not to be punished. Thesis: Medea’s insanity which led her to killing her children suggests she let her emotions take control of her proving she is not at fault for her actions.
Her ultimate revenge is to kill their own children. The theme is revenge because the whole play is about how Medea 's anger leads to her murder their own children to avenge her husband. The play begins with the Amman have a conversation with yourself about how she wished that Medea had never moved to Corinth, that is where the play is played out. Amman is afraid of what Medea will do to itself but especially toward her children which she is unable to look at because they remind her of her husband, Jason, who has had an affair with the daughter of the Greek King. Medea, the protagonist, is a woman driven by extreme emotions and extreme behaviors.
Madame Defarge reveals her true viciousness when the revolution heavily begins. She had no mercy, her main goal was to kill all descendants of the Evrémonde family, women and children included and even non-blood relatives. Her revenge is directed at the wrong person who is Charles Darnay because he belongs to Evermonde’s family. She doesn’t pay attention for Lucie; her only aim is to express her anger and hatred of the Marquis and all his family. Her whole being is consumed by revenge and she will not rest until her bloodthirsty desires are satisfied.
Love is parasitic. Oftentimes perceived positively, it silently renders its host subservient to lust, irrationality, anger, and vengeance. The manipulative Greek sorceress Medea falls victim to this curse in Euripides’ tragedy Medea, where after falling deeply in love, her husband Jason leaves her for another woman. Heartbroken, she goes on a murderous crusade to exact her revenge that even results in the death of her children. Aspects of Medea’s quest are apparent in the relationships in Jesmyn Ward’s coming of age novel centered around Hurricane Katrina, Salvage the Bones.
She kills their two kids, Glauce, and Creon. Medea kills Glauce, then her father wants to save her and he ends up dying as well. She wants Jason to suffer even more than what he was from the death of his wife Glauce, so she kills their two kids as well. She won’t let him bury the bodies of his sons. He
Abigail 's heartless attitude is shown in act two when she frames and accuses Elizabeth Proctor for witchcraft. She desired and longed for this revenge on poor Proctors innocent wife, aiming for her through out the play. Later on in Act Three she seems to lose her last attachment of society by destroying John Proctor, who she claims to love with all her heart. When John attempts and threatens to expose Abigail’s wrong doings, she skillfully manages to turn the whole problem around on him, sending him off
Medea is a foreigner, whose husband is engaged to another woman, the King’s daughter. Medea’s secret is that she plans to kill her children and Jason’s future wife instead of Jason, the main reason being that, by killing the children and Jason’s future wife, it will cause Jason eternal pain. For Medea, her secret is her downfall. Medea’s internal struggle was seen throughout the play, especially when it was time to send her children away on their fatal journey. During this moment she was hesitant on whether she
Who: Medea What: Her Husband, Jason left her and their children to marry Glauce, The daughter of King Creon Why: Medea needed to face that problem because she and her children were being banished by Creon and Medea is not the kind of woman who takes such mistreatment lying down. Medea had gone through a lot and she feels really betrayed by Jason because she had done so many terrible things just to be with him including killing her own brother and leaving Colchis where she was a princess. She must face this problem because she is already losing herself when Jason left her. Solution Attempted: She swears that she would take revenge. She makes a plan and that plan was the solution to her problem.
The rope not only used to kill Mr. Wright but used to portray the destruction of all three miserable lives. Mr. Wright decided to snap the bird 's neck in front of Mrs. Wright. With the marriage already going lousy, that was the last straw for Mrs. Wright. The motive has been set and it was to kill her husband to be set “free.” Strangling is more of a manly execution so to get even she used the rope to end his life like he did to hers. With John Wright killing the happiness of Minnie Foster and the bird that was also her last glimpse of happiness she did away with what pulled her
As Frederico discovers with horror the identity of his victim, the Duke falsely accuses him of having murdered Casandra out of envy, in order to prevent her from having a child who would deny him any chance of access to the Dukedom. The Duke doesn’t allow Frederico to speak or to explain himself and has him hacked to death on the spot. The Duke claims that this hideous deed is not a vengeance but just a punishment (Jeffs, K. 2011). Casandra and Frederico are both victims of tyranny which we as the audience feel sympathy for, the evil they do and for which they eventually suffer originates outside them, although they