Medea Creon Character Analysis

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Further comes likeness then she also fulfills this quality of tragic hero as she represented the true nature of humans, when they are sincere to anyone they are ready to give their life for him but when they hate someone they are ready to take their life, same as the case was with Medea when she loved Jason she took life of her brother n when she hate him she murdered her and Jason’s children and lastly her character also have had consistency. So, we can say that her character somehow fulfills all the essential qualities that a tragic hero must have. Now, proceeding further if we talk about hamartia basically a tragic flaw of hero then we don’t fine any traditional sort of flaw as Euripides is known as “rule breaker” his protagonist didn’t had the same kind of flaw as other…show more content…
His weak and unsympathetic character is evident from his insensitive self-interest. Creon: He was the king of Corinth and linked to the play as he was the father of Glauce for whom Jason abandoned Medea. Creon banished Medea from the city. Although, Creon is a minor character, his suicide commitment on his daughter’s death provided one of the best dramatic moment of the play. He accurately determined Medea’s intentions but did a weak job of applying his insight in service of justice. Glauce: Glauce, daughter of king Creon was the young, beautiful princesses for whom Jason abandoned Medea. She never spoke or physically appeared in the play so her presence just seems as an object of Medea’s jealousy. She died by wearing poisoned dress and crown which Medea gave to her as gifts. She is also referred to as, Creusa. Aegeus: He was an old friend of Medea as well as king of Athens. He played a very little role in the play. He was childless and Medea promised him to help himin this concern in turn of refuge in Athens. Both character depicted high contrast in human natures. One have children and wants to kill them whereas one don’t have and wants to have
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