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  • Orgon And Madame Pernelle
    744 words
    Human Flaws of Orgon In Tartuffe The play 'Tartuffe', by Moliere, is a work that was created to show people a flaw in their human nature. There are two characters who portray the main flaw presented in the play. Both Madame Pernelle and Orgon are blinded to the farces of Tartuffe and must be coaxed into believing the truth. The fact that Orgon and Madame Pernelle are too weak to see the truth is the main driving force throughout the play. The most obvious weakness shared between Orgon and Madame...
  • Tartuffe Into Orgon's Family
    967 words
    An Analysis of Moliere's Satirization of Social Issues A man, or rather a demon in flesh and inhabited as a man, the most notably impious creature and libertine who ever lived throughout the centuries, has had the impiety and abomination to bring forth from his devilish mind a play [Tartuffe]... He deserves for this sacrilegious and impious act... to be burned at the stake as a foretaste of the fires of hell. Pierre Rouble (1664) Moliere lived a life surrounded by controversy. After renouncing h...
  • Tartuffe And Religious Leaders Of Moliere's Day
    2,188 words
    The Religious Attacks Made By "Tartuffe" Moliere (whose real name was Jean-Baptiste Paquelin) rocked the 17th century French world with his comedy "Tartuffe" in 1664. Although, religious factions kept the play banned from theatres from 1664-1669, "Tartuffe" emerged from the controversy as one of the all-time great comedies. Tartuffe is a convincing religious hypocrite. He is a parasite who is sucking Orgon, the rich trusting father, for all he is worth. Orgon does not realize that Tartuffe is a ...
  • Conversation Between Tartuffe And Elmire
    450 words
    When a character in the play Tartuffe talks about seeing, they aren't talking about actually seeing, but understanding or believing. The problem in the story concerned with not seeing, which is what starts this sequence of events. Orgon refuses to see the fact that Tartuffe is a hypocrite and won't believe it until he sees it with his own eyes near the end of the play. To see how dedicated to Orgon is to Tartuffe, just look at page 319. When Domine is telling him about the sickness his wife had,...
  • Oregon Thought Tartuffe
    810 words
    Tartuffe is a classic story of deceit by one who is trusted and respected. Tartuffe, the deceitful holy man, is living in the house of Oregon. Oregon has opened his doors to Tartuffe, and he greatly respects him for being the good holy man he was thought to be. The rest of the family believe that Tartuffe is a fake and a con. Oregon and Madam Parcelle are the two which believe in his holy reputation. Tartuffe convinces Oregon that he is an incredible man of great holy stature, and Oregon proceed...
  • Orgon Of Tartuffe's Evil Intentions
    777 words
    In the beginning of Moliere's play Tartuffe, the character Orgon is very distasteful, but changes by the end of the play and becomes more amiable. The character Orgon, in the beginning, is exceedingly stern. For example, in the beginning of the play, Orgon takes a man into his home, to which he believes is pious in every way. This man is Tartuffe, who deceives Orgon and Madame Per nelle into thinking he is a heavenly man, in order to gain their wealth and Orgon's wife. He Tartuffe succeeds in de...
  • Orgon's Idealism And Tartuffe
    814 words
    In Moliere's comedy Tartuffe, The play centers on the family of Orgon, a wealthy and impressionable man, his central target of ridicule is Orgon. Orgon is Moliere's character of how man can be so blind in his devotion to a belief that he cannot make a good judgement as to the sincerity of others who would use that belief to deceive him. This play fits into the concept of comedy because all of the elements of comedy are present. It happens that the title character is the villain rather than the h...
  • Orgon's First Encounter With Tartuffe
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    Images In Tartuffe, Orgon illustrates what happens when we allow society's image of our lives to dictate our own self-image. In the 1600's a society existed in which social conventions held individuals more responsible for their public images than for their private lives. Individuals were deemed worthy or unworthy by the image they projected in their public lives. Orgon had shown himself to be worthy to society by having supported the kingdom in a civil war, "By these decrees, our Prince rewards...

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