Tartuffe Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the use of comedy in the dialogue and scenery of the play. What are some ways that the dialogue of the play can be deemed comedic? What actions and scenery in the play are comedic? What tone might the author be trying to achieve through the use of comedy?

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast the servant characters in the play, namely Dorine and Filipote. How are these two characters portrayed differently? What purpose does the author have for presenting these characters so differently?

Essay Topic 3

Examine the role of the character Madame Pernelle in the play. What is her purpose? What might she be representative of in terms of society?

Essay Topic 4

Discuss and analyze the internal struggles between the members of the family in the play. What factors are to blame for these struggles?

Essay Topic 5

Examine the nature of Tartuffe and Orgon's relationship...

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