by Euripides
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Medea Women and Femininity Quotes Page 4

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How we cite the quotes:
Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue. We used Paul Roche's translation.
Quote #10

Jason: You think it right to murder
just for a thwarted bed.
Medea: And do you think that a thwarted bed
is trifling to a woman? (212-213)

In Greek society women mostly only had power through their husbands. The loss of his bed would've been bad news.

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