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  • Tartuffe's Passion
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    The Theme of Moliere's Tartuffe: Reason vs. Passion Jean-Baptiste Paquelin Moliere's Tartuffe, is undoubtedly a satirical comedy. In Moliere's description of a satire, he was very direct as to the function and objectives of one are. The function is to correct men's vices, using satire to ridicule them and expose them to public laughter (Moliere, p. 14). Although this satire is making fun of many things in the church and organized religion, which is not the only objective Moliere had in mind. Tar...
  • Study Of Mathematics Passions
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    In Hume's A Treatise Of Human Nature he makes a distinction between passions and reason. He Points out that reason is a slave to the passions. Reason is what directs our judgment, concerning causes and effects (p. 461). These causes and effects are what directs our reason. There are some who object to this theory that Hume presents saying Surely reason is not always the slave of the passions for sometimes I act against my passions just to be reasonable. Though this objection might seem to have v...
  • Conflicts Between Reason And Passion
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    In Moliere's description of a satire, he was very direct as to the function and objectives of ones are. The function is to correct men's problems, using satire to ridicule them and expose them to the public opinion. Although the satire is making fun of many things, things in the church and organized religion. Tartuffe has many themes that reoccur throughout the play. The time period which this piece was written, was know as The Age Of Reason. One of the main ideas and attitudes during this perio...
  • Conflict Between Reason And Passion
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    Four Authors Views on Reason Certain Individuals that lived in the period of time know as the Age of Reason discovered many knew inventions and advancements to improve the quality of life. When experimented with, these advantages brought forth knew ideas to extraordinary people who forever changed the way we look at life. Although many people found these discoveries to bring a great revival to mankind, others rejected these new improvements and felt as if they were defying god. These years were ...
  • One's Passions And Use Reason
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    Traveling to places where you have never gone is very exciting. Life itself can be described in terms of a journey. There are pitfalls along the way that one must learn to avoid, dangers that must be talked about and exciting new things to learned. One of the ways authors talk about a journey is in a travel writing. Jonathon Swift and Wu Ch " eng-en used the travel writing to tell two different types of stories. The characterization of the minor character's of the Yahoo's and Pigsy in their resp...
  • Atwood's Theme Of Unheard Power
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    In Margaret Atwood's Torture, the notion of unheard control reigns painfully true. Appreciating that men possess a certain degree of power over women, the reader is left only to accept Atwood's brutal depictions of assault as true. However, it is not Atwood's imagery that makes this a strong poem. What gives this poem its depth is Atwood's use of repetition. By repeating words and phrases associated with the notion of silence, Atwood's theme of unheard power is greatly impressed upon the reader....

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