Allusion in Medea

Allusion Examples in Medea:

The Medea 1

"NURSE..."   (The Medea)

The Nurse acts as a type of prologue at the beginning of this play by setting up the story and reminding the audience who these characters are. The following speech references the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece and the aftermath of the Argonauts’ quest to remind the audience of the mythological story from which this play draws.