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In this essay, I will discuss the themes of manipulation and how it is crucial to the play The Medea by Euripides.

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Theme of Manipulation In this essay, I will discuss the themes of manipulation and how it is crucial to the play "The Medea" by Euripides. This play revolves around how the passion of a woman for a man has, in turn, created a hamartia for herself, from a woman of a high status and extreme cleverness and cunningness, degraded down to a woman who has lost her stature and letting her passion smudge the edges of conscience and consequences. ...read more.

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However, when she appears in front of the Chorus, her attitude and her surprising calmness towards the chorus of Corinthian women, in this scene, she portrays a woman who is in need of a man to protect her, she manipulates the chorus into telling them to keep silent when she finds a plan to take revenge on Jason, the chorus promises. ...read more.

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King Creon agrees to this, lacking to estimate the potential of this frightful woman. Shortly after Creon exits, Jason enters and immediately gives Medea a lecture on how she should behave and the argument goes on while Medea changes her attitude into a woman who, rants and rages as her husband betrays her in marrying a woman behind her back ...read more.

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