Writing Assignment #3: The Medea

Writing Assignment #3, due, Friday, October 11.

Construct a 250 word response on the significance of The Medea in terms of ancient history and popular culture. Explain the significance of Euripides’ play and place in historical context. Examine what the tragedy reveals about the Greek history and culture. Also, discuss why you think this particular character has been re-imagined throughout history and popular culture. You must include citations from both the excerpt of “Medea” in the US, Africa and the World Reader and the Upshur Textbook.


Respond to each of your colleague. Peer responses are at least 100 words and  most contain substantive material. Place your response on your wordpress.com page.


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