The initial signs of Medea’s potential behavior appear at the beginning of the play when the Nurse tells how Medea is emotionally hurt.
The Nurse says, “But Medea lies in the house, broken with pain and rage; she will neither eat nor drink.” It is completely natural to want revenge on something that has stung you in the past.
Look at her eyes.” The women tell us that Medea is filled with crazed rage and will do something dangerous.
One of the Corinthian women says, “Women hate war, but men will wage it again.
Medea comes right out and tells Jason that something is going to happen, “Something might happen.
It is…likely…that something might happen to the bride and the marriage.” Medea bluntly tells Jason that something will happen to disrupt his marriage and she will have revenge for what Jason has done to her.Medea showed her first signs of craziness when she killed her family members and others to get what she wanted.She offers more signs of her future behavior when she screams out in her mind about what she will do, “What I need: all dead, all dead, all dead, under the great cold stones.Disclaimer: This work has been submitted by a student.This is not an example of the work produced by our Essay Writing Service.You can view samples of our professional work here.Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of UK Essays.Medea shows her complete necessity for revenge when she says, “anyone running between me and my justice will reap what no man wants.” Not only does she kill two children, she kills her own two innocent children, because she does not want the kids in Jason’s hands.This type of crazed revenge is seen too often in today’s society.Jason does not understand that the reason he holds power is from Medea.This arrogance is one of the reasons why Medea is so enraged at Jason.