Medea by Dane Zajc

  • Kristina Tomc Frankovo naselje 42 SI-4220 Škofja Loka

Abstract

The article discusses the play Medea (Medeja) by the Slovene poet Dane Zajc. Its focus is on character analysis, since this might provide additional insights into Euripides’ tragedy for the high-school students preparing to take the final examination (matura) in Latin. The complex structure of Zajc’s play corresponds to the author’s concept of time, which is not linear but spirals in an “eternal returning without return”, a punishment worse than death for the characters.

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Published
2006-07-30
How to Cite
Tomc, Kristina. 2006. “Medea by Dane Zajc”. Keria: Studia Latina Et Graeca 8 (1), 61-71. https://doi.org/10.4312/keria.8.1.61-71.
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Scholarly Articles