Tartuffe Essay | Orgon's Incompetence in "Tartuffe"

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Orgon's Incompetence in "Tartuffe"

Summary: In Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere's "Tartuffe," the character of Orgon displays his ignorance throughout the story, realizing the truth only in the end. His mistakes caught up with Orgon and he had to live with them, including his mistake in giving everything to Tartuffe.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere's Tartuffe is an epic play of hypocrisy, betrayal, and the tale of a foolish mind. Moliere's choice of protagonist in this play happens to be the most blatantly ignorant character in the play. Orgon is naive to the villain Tartuffe's hypocritical ways, makes a complete dunce of himself by uplifting Tartuffe as holy, and failing to pick up the abundance of clues of Tartuffe being fake. Analyzing this character is rather interesting and at the same time frustrating to read of someone so ignorant that they fail to see the wolf hiding under the sheep clothing. A fool is a fool unless they open their eyes to see the truth, and it took Orgon the majority of the play to realize the truth.

Orgon's ignorance began to show when he arrived home to ask about his family "Dorine, Your wife two days ago...

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