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Essay | Tartuffe

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Tartuffe

Summary: It's about the play "Tartuffe" by Moliere and the satire it contains.
In "Tartuffe," a comedic play by Moliere, the author ridicules religious hypocrisy with the villain named after the play. In hopes to find religious counsel, the very religious Orgon brings an unknown holy man named Tartuffe into his 15th century French household. Believing that this man was a messenger from God himself, Orgon entrusted everything to him including his household and his daughter, Mariane. While behind the curtain and away from Orgon's sight, this so-called holy man creates trouble by breaking up the family and trying to court Orgon's own wife, Elmire. Orgon depicted Tartuffe as a God, but he did not know that Tartuffe transformed into a treacherous creature when Orgon was not in eye sight. For example, while Orgon was away, Tartuffe was left at the house to look after the ill, Elmire, but all he did was "[sit] in front of her and his meal, devoutly...

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This section contains 681 words
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