Essays Tagged: "Orgon"

Human Flaws of Orgon in "Tartuffee" by Moliere. Includes a short excerpt from a dialogue in the play

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 th ... ee the truth is the main driving force throughout the play.The most obvious weakness shared between Orgon and Madame Pernelle is gullibility. The trait of gullibility can be seen as a family trait as ...

(3 pages) 211 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Essay of Comparison - Lysistrata and Dorine from Aristophane and Moliere. What these women have in common.

artuffe, uses the true voice of reason in this play. She uses her sarcastic wit to openly challenge Orgon, the head of the house, when he tells Mariane that Tartuffe is to be her husband not Valere. S ... e house, when he tells Mariane that Tartuffe is to be her husband not Valere. She ceaselessly mocks Orgon to the point that he storms out. She sees Tartuffe; this holy man brought into the household b ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Educational Advances of Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries//Did wome have their own Renaissance

d, made war, assumed primary responsibility for the family's economic welfare. The patriarch figure Orgon in Tartuffe is a good example of how the Father of the house has absolute power and is a basic ...

(11 pages) 238 2 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Lack of knowledge

scandals such as in the case of Martha Stewart. And in these cases it is we the people that are the Orgon figures. We are the ones in denial the ones that need proof. We would say, Cant be my lawyer h ... d deceit. Finally Oregon lets down his guard and admits to seeing the two faces of Tartuffe. Though Orgons can be held accountable for some the pain inflicted on the family, once Tartuffe had been exp ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review of the Neoclassic, Romantic, Transcendental, and Modern Periods of Writing

e play, written entirely in couplets, the young hypocrite Tartuffe takes advantage of the character Orgon and his family by posing as a highly religious saint-like figure in order to steal from them. ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Women's wisdom in Tartuff. Essay looks at the wits of each character and how they used their wisdom within the pay

ay as Dorine and Elmire.In the play Tartuffe, Dorine and Elmire challenged the masculine role model Orgon to preserve the traditional way of life. Dorine takes on a masculine characteristics and attit ... e the traditional way of life. Dorine takes on a masculine characteristics and attitudes and defeat Orgon physically and mentally. Dorine is a wise servant who sees through all pretenses and while bei ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Fiction Vs. Reality: A comparison of themes in "Tartuffe" and "Candide"

to be pious. Tartuffe is actually a master con-artist who gains entrée into the household of Orgon by portraying himself as a holy man. Throughout the play Tartuffe first gains permission to ma ... ns permission to marry Orgon's daughter Marianne, then he proceeds to try and seduce her mother and Orgon's wife Elmire. This is one of the most obvious scenes in which one can see Tartuffe's fa&ccedi ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tartuff And Pheadra

ra by Racine.In Moliere's Tartuffe, the primary action of the play is focused upon the deception of Orgon as performed by Tartuffe. Tartuffe is a hypocritically pious Christian much like the televange ... show and does not penetrate the surface. Tartuffe uses religion to his benefit in his deception of Orgon. Orgon is so blinded by Tartuffe he will not believe even his own son when he tells him of Tar ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Face Of Virtue/The Face Of Evil:

deas and circumstances may indeed be very real. For example, the first act is primarily composed of Orgon, the master of the house, singing the praises of the ?saintly? Tartuffe ? an impoverished man ... church and invited to come dwell with him in his house and serve as the family?s spiritual advisor. Orgon worships Tartuffe above everything else to such a ridiculous degree that he is impervious to t ...

(12 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Face Of Virtue/The Face Of Evil:

deas and circumstances may indeed be very real. For example, the first act is primarily composed of Orgon, the master of the house, singing the praises of the ?saintly? Tartuffe ? an impoverished man ... church and invited to come dwell with him in his house and serve as the family?s spiritual advisor. Orgon worships Tartuffe above everything else to such a ridiculous degree that he is impervious to t ...

(12 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Face Of Virtue/The Face Of Evil:

deas and circumstances may indeed be very real. For example, the first act is primarily composed of Orgon, the master of the house, singing the praises of the ?saintly? Tartuffe ? an impoverished man ... church and invited to come dwell with him in his house and serve as the family?s spiritual advisor. Orgon worships Tartuffe above everything else to such a ridiculous degree that he is impervious to t ...

(10 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Moliere's Tartuffe

n the late 1650?s Joanne Greendale March 25, 2002 Tartuffe is a five-act comedy that takes place in Orgon?s well-to-do Parisian home. The play begins with Orgon?s mother, Madame Pernelle, admonishing ... y should be following the teachings of Tartuffe, a spiritual advisor who has practically spellbound Orgon and his mother. Everyone else in the family can see that Tartuffe is a hypocritical fraud and ...

(3 pages) 46 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Analysis of Tartuffe based on Aristotelian Methods

ecifically in the names and was originally written in French. The specific locale of the play is in Orgon's house.In the society of Tartuffe it is common practice to employ servants and maids and is c ... uffe it is common practice to employ servants and maids and is completely acceptable to hit them as Orgon attempts to hit Dorine and the other characters make nothing of it. Parties are a touchy subje ...

(7 pages) 7009 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Moliere's Tartuffe

. The emotional response it invoked in me was that nearly every character made me physically angry. Orgon especially was a character that I just couldn't stand. I found him to be too immature. I relat ... gan to put myself in her life, reliving her memories. Mariane seems to be Daddy's little girl. When Orgon approaches her alone, he asks her to prove her love for him and that she would obey him in all ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Orgon

Jose RodriguezResearch Paper12.10.2013Orgon's fatuationThe play explores the ways in which human reason can be both deceived and undeceive ... an be both deceived and undeceived, I will mainly focus on one character's obsession with Tartufee. Orgon, in particular falls subject to the deception of Tartuffe, who pretends to be a devout, pious, ... lar falls subject to the deception of Tartuffe, who pretends to be a devout, pious, and humble man. Orgon becomes completely obsessed with Tartuffe and foolishly lets him stay with his family while bl ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers