GREEK & ROMAN HUMANITIES: HUM2220 Professor Will Adams · Wadams5@valenciacollege.edu Course Blog: hum2220-0915-sm.blogspot.com Office hours by appointment · Osceola Campus – Building 2, Room 232 Class Meeting: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:15 – 10:50 AM Name: • Medea Film Response • Score: /40 Short-Answer Plot Questions Please answer the following questions in at least one complete sentence.1. Who provides the background for the story of Jason & Medea’s marriage?2. Why does the Nurse fear for Medea’s children?3. Whom do the members of the Chorus represent?4. What new misfortune does Creon bring to Medea?5. What one request of Medea’s does Creon grant?6. Whom does Jason blame for Medea’s sorrow?7. Who swears to help Medea IF she comes safely to his land?8. What are the gifts Medea plans to send to Jason’s new bride?9. What happens to Creon and his daughter Criusa after they receive Medea’s gifts?10. What does the Chorus say about what makes love desirable or not desirable?
11. What terrible plan does Medea reveal to the Chorus? Why will she do it?12. According to the Chorus, the childless are more fortunate than those who have children.Why?13. How is the death of Medeas children staged?14. What satisfaction does Medea find in her horrible deed?15. What final comfort does Medea refuse to allow Jason to have? Long-Answer Thematic Questions Please answer the following questions in at least one complete paragraph (4-5 sentences).16. Is there ever a just reason for murder?17. In what ways does a play like Medea help the cause of women?18. How might it hurt it?19. Directors often set Greek tragedies in another place and time other than Ancient Greece. Ifyou were directing, where and when would you choose? Why?20. What overall view of love does the play seem to take?