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Cruelty In Medea's Exile

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Medea never intends to commit any acts of cruelty until she’s banished which eventually leads to the rising action. The King tells Medea to leave even though she has no plan and no help for her sons. She is pushed further off a cliff with no chance of escape.The moment after she has a last day granted to stay, she starts planning the murder of Jason and his wife. She feels the need to get back at Jason for what he did and any chance of getting back with him is ruined.That drives her to drastic measures to either be with Jason or destroy anyone else’s chances to be with him. Medea wasn’t stable before the exile which is seen when she kills her own brother for Jason. The added pressure of it fueled her anger and caused her to act based on emotion
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