Justice In Medea's Injustices

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The play Medea by Euripides there is so much injustice throughout the entire play. Medea was woeful and aggrieved from the circumstances she found herself in with Jasons betrayal. Jason claims that the reason why he has acted in this manner was to give his family a better future not knowing the internal suffering he was causing them. Medea on the other hand is just interested in getting revenge and making sure that Jason gets hurt as much as he has hurt her. Medeas pride is being controlled by revenge and anger when she decides to even kill her own children knowing they were innocent of the situation. There is no justice served in the case of Medea and she should have been penalized for her actions because she murdered people just for her…show more content…
Everyone should be treated with justice according to the actions we do to others. In the play justice should be the same way with all the characters such as Jason and Medea because Jason also did wrong in being unfaithful to Medea while they were still in there marriage and he should have been punished for it. Medea gets raged because of what Jason did and she decided to take justice in her hands and that was her mistake. Medea should have been punished for killing Glauke, Creon and her own children because she should not have the right to live if she took someones life away. I know Medea was hurt but that gives her no right of doing such thing as killing those that meant something to the person who hurt her. In this case of Medea she believes that she is doing right hurting Jason because of what he did and to her that was justice but she was being selfish and just thinking about her…show more content…
This means that the murders she did were not accidentally made they were on purpose so that eliminates the fact that she could have been crazy for killing Glauke, Creon and her own children. If I had children and I killed them because I wanted to hurt someone that my children meant the world too then I personally feel that my punishment should be death. I should not have the right to live if I did not want others to live. Life is important and in life justice plays a major factor throughout humanity. There are two types of justice the human and divine justice I believe both work together. Divine justice has certain rules about justice and how humanity should obey to the human justice that man have settled in this world. In Romans 13 of the Holy Bible we can see where divine justice teaches us to follow human justice. The passage says “Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and they will be punished. For the authorities do not strike fear in people who are doing right, but in those who are doing wrong. Would you like to live without fear of the authorities? Do what is right, and they will honor you.” Human justice is rooted off the laws from God and as humans we should live under the law that man has

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