However, the means by which she seeks to redress these injustices undermine the righteousness of her cause. Medea can be just as ruthless and manipulative as Jason ... Medea 's Nurse bemoans Medea's fate—she has been abandoned with her two young children by her husband, Jason, who has married the Princess, daughter of Creon, king of Corinth.
In an ... "Medea" (Gr: "Medeia" ) is a tragedy written by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, based on the myth of Jason and Medea, and particularly Medea's revenge against Jason for betraying her with another woman. Often considered Euripides' best and most popular work and one of the great plays of the Western canon, it only won third prize when it was presented at the Dionysia ... While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces. Medea actually plans to kill her children, so the statement is ironic.