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Cleante is Orgons brother in law

Tartuffe is the imposter that Orgon brought into his home

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What is the spine of Tartuffe by Moliere?

The family tries to make Orgon see Tartuffe's hypocrisy.

Who is the mian character in the play Tartuffe?

well, all of the characters can more or less be grouped as "antagonist" (tartuffe, orgon, pernelle) or "protagonist (cleante, DORINE, elmire, damis, mariane+valere, etc). I capitalized Dorine because she is the most outspoken and direct of the protagonists, followed also by cleante, but she was Mariane's voice against orgons plan to marry her to tartuffe, she kept peace between the other characters, and she made a legitimate counter-tartuffe strategy.

What is the name of the french dramatist author of Tartuffe?

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Moliere is the author of Tartuffe. Tartuffe ou L'Imposteur was first published on the 12th May 1664.

Who is tartuffes accomplice who secretly tell Organ Tartuffes story in tartuffe by Moliere?

Elmire, Orgon's wife

Is the Moliere's play Tartuffe a farce?

Tartuffe is the text book definition of farce. "A style of humor marked by broad improbabilities with little regard to regularity or method; compare sarcasm; A motion picture or play featuring this style of humor; A situation abounding with ludicrous incidents; A ridiculous or empty show."

What is comic premise?

It is an idea or concept that, in comedy, that turns an accepted notion upside down. For example, in Moliere's famous play "Tartuffe", the social hierarchy is inverted: the servant (Dorine) is smarter than her owner (Orgon).

How are Moliere's tartuffe and Jonathan Swift's a modest proposal representative of the enlightenment?

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Who are the characters of the novel tartuffe?

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Ou joue la troupe de moliere?

Or play the troop of Moliere

In the play Tartuffe where does Orgon hide to spy on Tartuffe and Elmire?

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What actors and actresses appeared in Le tartuffe - 1984?

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