The Miser Essay | Harpogan in The Miser

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Harpogan in The Miser

Summary: How Harpogon is a comedic character in Molieres The Miser
Harpogon's Comedic Character

In the play, The Miser by Moliere, many people provide the comedy that the play is based on. Most of the comedy is supplied by one single character: Harpagon. Harpagon is a tragic figure who only has one thing he cares for, his money, and the play is almost exclusively based on his love of it.

Harpagon is the title character, the miser of the play. From the beginning Moliere shows the audience that Harpagon does not care for anything else with his cold dismissal of his servant for "spying" on him. Harpagon accused La Fleche of watching his every move, even though La Fleche is only waiting for Harpagon's son (Barnett, Sywan ed etal 181). Then he tells La Fleche if he does not leave he will be harmed, and raises his hand to do so; when La Fleche tries to leave, Harpagon...

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