Betrayal In Euripides 'Medea'

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In Euripides' play Medea, the maddened main character, Medea, reveals how betrayal can significantly change a person. Medea's actions, appearance, statements, and what others have to say about her display these alterations. Medea displays a lot of different emotions throughout the play. She becomes full of hatred and hostility after being refused by her husband. Not only did this change her, but Medea took a turn for the worse after being banished. To begin, Medea's actions are a good representation of how being betrayed contorts a persons true self. As the play begins Medea is heard wailing inside the castle, when she exits the castle she looks very deranged. She speaks very loudly and is so insane she physically shakes. When others talk

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