As the name would highlight, all of Ovid's tellings in "the metamorphoses" can be boiled down to the transformation from one state of being to another. Whether they are the subjects of the wrath of the gods, or they are trying to protect themselves from certain fate, or any other cause for tragedy, joy, or anywhere between, there is always some some of transformation of some kind. However, the story of Jason and Medea goes beyond that, as there is also a metamorphosis of character. As the story begins, Medea is depicted as nothing more than a lovestruck daughter of a harsh king. As she goes through her blind infatuation, she disowns everything that was once important to her just to entertain her love for Jason, going as far as to describe her father as “truly savage” and he homeland as “truly foreign” (line 53). Her passion for Jason is blinding toward everything else that was once in her life. Yet, that is not the same mede who crafts the medicine for Aeson. This new Medea is much more deliberate and focused. She has gone from the lovestruck blinded teenager to a level headed functioning young adult. Yes, her love for Jason still drives her to do these actions, however, she is not as blinded by the love as she was earlier, allowing for her to successfully craft the medicine for Aeson. However, this would not be the final change in character we saw in Medea. She would once again change character upon her arrival in Athens, from the level-headed adultescent to a sorrow and blood thirsty savage. Already grieved with the fact that she had to kill Pelias and flee for sake of crime, she entered an enraged mental state when that was compounded by learning of Jason finding a new bride (although said bride had perished by that time). From there, we see her attempt to take the life of both her own children as well as Theseus although the latter of the two would fail. Ovid’s ability to show transformation is not limited to the transformation of one object to another. Through this story, he shows that he is able to transform a character both externally and internally.