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Tartuffe an Analysis of Hypocrisy Term Paper

… 1). Mariane might have pleased her father without regard for the truth, but because truth is due a greater respect than mere humanity, she shows her own virtue by refusing to consent to a lie. Orgon, however, insists that lies be truth and answers her question thus: "Because I mean to have it be the truth" (Moliere 2.1).

What explains Orgon's behavior is simple: the loss of humility clouds his judgment so that he no longer sees the need to discern between truth and falsehood. Willing to accept the flattery of Tartuffe, Orgon now endangers the happiness of his children. Orgon reveals to all that he lacks the charity that must accompany discernment. Tartuffe's poverty inspires him to philanthropy -- which is hardly true charity.…. [read more]

Monkey and Tartuffe Term Paper

… Moliere Tartuffe

Monkey"-ing Around with Appearance and Reality -- the False Face of Moliere's Pious Hypocrite "Tartuffe" and the True Heart of the "Monkey"

Both Moliere's "Tartuffe" and the Chinese play "Monkey" revolve around the drama of potential marital relationships gone awry because of the failure of one of the partners to see the truth about another individual's fundamental character. In Moliere's "Tartuffe," for example, the aspiring bourgeois gentleman Orgon pays host to the supposedly religious man "Tartuffe," in hopes of securing his place in society and eventually (although perhaps less importantly) in heaven. What is obvious to all members of Orgon's household, however, except Orgon himself, is that Tartuffe is nothing like a true man of God. Rather Tartuffe is merely a dissembler who…. [read more]

Moliere's Tartuffe (Hypocrite) Became Public Term Paper

… Cleante reprimands the extremist thought by asserting that being "extravagant" (Frame, 245) won't help a bit, but a rational thought would. True Christian belief does not support vengefulness, but pardon and submissiveness, not proud ness as is depicted in the following lines: "[we should not] descend to such indignities [and] leave the poor wretch to his unhappy fate. [Furthermore, we must not] say anything to aggravate his present woes; but rather hope that he will soon embrace an honest piety And just as there is nothing [to] revere than a soul whose faith is steadfast and sincere, nothing that I more cherish and admire than honest zeal and true religious fire, so there is nothing that [can be found that can give] more base than…. [read more]

Tartuffe by Moliere Term Paper

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Troding on Toes: Interpersonal Conflict in Moliere's Tartuffe.

At the quote "How dare you even hinder or annoy, when I've the means to ruin and destroy. You should have though before my toes you trod" makes clear, the driving force behind Moliere's Tartuffe is that of interpersonal conflicts that spark the sense of revenge. In order to best understand this theme, one has to first understand the conflicts that drive the theme. As the conflicts are interpersonal conflicts, and thus exists between the play's characters, the starting point is with an overview of the play's lead characters.

The plot of Tartuffe, is a French play about the religious hypocrite Tartuffe. Tartuffe ingratiates himself with both Orgon and his mother and is eventually taken to…. [read more]

Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House ) Term Paper

… Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House (1879)" became the landmark of realism, the prevalent genre of the theater during Ibsen's time. Realism was and is the literary movement that strives to portray life as it really is, in its accuracy, and avoids idealizations of it. "A Doll's House" is a modern prose drama that established Ibsen's reputation as a major Norwegian dramatist of his time. He used themes and structures of classical tragedy about ordinary people while bringing out his concern for women's rights and human rights, in general. Ibsen believed that husbands and wives must live together as equals and free to become their own selves. His unconventional treatment of marriage earned him the disapproval of critics and this unpopularity drove him out of Oslo…. [read more]

Modernism, and How the Literature Term Paper

… Both writers are products of minority race and their race and experiences influenced their writing. Morrison was African-American. Her books, famously The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon and Beloved, deal with the struggles of growing up debased and disadvantaged in a humiliated sector of America. The novels detail the characters' travails as victims of child molestation; outcasts of society due to differences in race and gender; ravages of slavery (e.g. "Beloved"); and the difficulty of being different ("Sula"). Roth, on the other hand, filled his books (that include Goodbye, Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint, and Everyman) with his Jewish experience; Portnoy's Complaint deals with Jewish identity in America whilst Everyman describes the hardships of growing old in America.

Morrison deals with feminism and the experiences of…. [read more]

Play of Moliere Term Paper

… Her intellectual awakening is attributed to her falling in love. The bottom line is that women are forever dependent upon men to shape them. As regards Agnes, whose name is the type of a simple, artless girl, her character develops as the plot of the comedy rolls on. In the first scene, she is an uneducated, ingenuous maiden; but she gradually changes under the influence of love, and becomes earnest, intelligent, and even logical.

The troubles of Sganarelle and Arnolphe are the troubles of jealous husbands in every age, and it is idle to stack up instances in the predecessors of Moliere that may have added to form his conceptions for the play. One of those that come nearest to the type is the story…. [read more]

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