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  • Moliere - 1,468 words
    Moliere Molire Molire, pseudonym of JEAN BAPTISTE POQUELIN (1622-73), French dramatist, and one of the greatest of all writers of comedies. His universal comic types still delight audiences; his plays are often produced and have been much translated. Molire was born in Paris on January 15, 1622, the son of a wealthy tapestry maker. From an early age he was completely devoted to the theater. In 1643 he joined a theatrical company established by the Bjarts, a family of professional actors; he married one of the members of the family, Armande Bjart, in 1662. The troupe, which Molire named the Illustre Thtre, played in Paris until 1645 and then toured the provinces for 13 years, returning to Par ...
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  • Moliere - 411 words
    Moliere Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere aimait bien employer du satire. Mais, quest-ce que cest? Un satire est une piece de literature ou dart qui inspire le rire, le mpris ou lhorreur, et puis, essaie de corriger les btises et les injures quil dcouvre. Par example, dans ses autres pieces, Moliere se moquait dun hippocrite religieux, un homme qui nest pas social, les intellectuels pompeux, une hypochondriaque, et un parvenu, comme Monsieur Jourdain - le personnage principal dans Le Bourgeois gentilhomme. Donc, quest-ce que Moliere satirerait sil venait aux tats unis aujourdhui? Je crois quil y a beaucoup de choses qui sont tres bizarres et hippocrites dans notre pays. Mais, laquelle est-ce qu ...
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  • Tartuffe By Moliere - 987 words
    Tartuffe By Moliere Molieres neoclassic comedy, Tartuffe, is a prime example of his expertise in the comedic technique. The plot is one that keeps the reader or viewer interested and aware. It begins with Madame Pernell visiting her sons house and reprimanding all of them but their boarder, Tartuffe. She believes Tartuffe is a man of astounding character. The members of the house, however, disagree and say that Tartuffe is deceitful and a fraud. After Madam Pernell leaves, Dorine and Cleante, the maid and the brother-in-law of the main character, Orgon, discuss Tartuffe and both agree that he has captivated Orgon. Damis, Orgons son, wonders whether his father will allow Mariane, Orgons daugh ...
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  • Tartuffe By Moliere - 966 words
    Tartuffe By Moliere In Molieres comedy Tartuffe, we are introduced to the family of Orgon. Orgon is a wealthy man with a beautiful daughter named Mariane. Valere is a man in love with Mariane but the hypocrite Tartuffe gets in the way through manipulation. Throughout the play Orgon is totally dedicated and won over by Tartuffe who adds to the comedy of it all. Throughout, Tartuffe continues to be obviously villainous and yet Orgon continues to trust him with his most precious possessions. Also comical is the fact that Mariane and Valere are in love but this continues to be foiled by Tartuffes greed and Orgons stupidity. In the end, Orgon finally discovers that Tartuffe is a fraud but not be ...
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  • The Misanthrope By Moliere, 1622 - 856 words
    The Misanthrope by Moliere, 1622 The Misanthrope by Moliere, 1622 Main characters Alceste - He is in love with Celimene and very cynical about people and the way they act. Celimene - She is conceited and shallow being everything that Alceste dislikes in a person. Philinte - He is a good friend of Alceste but just the opposite in character since he is less frank and more sincere towards others. Arsinoe - She serves as a foil to Celimene being just as clever but less shallow. Minor Characters Eliante - She is Celimenes good and reasonable cousin. Oronte - He is in love with Celimene and a writer of poetry. Clitandre - He is another suitor trying to gain the hand of Celimene. Setting Celimenes ...
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  • Candide Voltaires Writing Style - 1,150 words
    Candide - Voltaire's Writing Style In Candide, Voltaire uses many writing techniques which can also be found in the works of Cervantes, Alighieri, Rabelais and Moliere. The use of the various styles and conventions shows that, despite the passage of centuries and the language differences, certain writing techniques will always be effective. One common literary technique is the author's use of one or more of his characters as his 'voice' to speak out the authors views on a certain subject. For instance, in Moliere's Tartuffe, the author uses the character of Cleante to speak out against religious hypocrites (page 1419, lines 99-102): Nothing that I more cherish and admire Than honest zeal and ...
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  • Descartes - 1,504 words
    Descartes Annonymous A paper delivered at the CALIFORNIA JOYCE conference (6/30/93) To quote the opening of Norbert Wiener's address on Cybernetics to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in March of 1950, The word cybernetics has been taken from the Greek word kubernitiz (ky-ber-NEE-tis) meaning steersman. It has been invented because there is not in the literature any adequate term describing the general study of communication and the related study of control in both machines and in living beings. In this paper, I mean by cybernetics those activities and ideas that have to do with the sending, carrying, and receiving of information. My thesis is that there is a cybernetic plot to ULYS ...
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  • Human Flaws Of Orgon In Tartuffe - 840 words
    Human Flaws Of Orgon In Tartuffe Human Flaws of Orgon In Tartuffe The play Tartuffe, by Moliere, is a work that was created to show People a flaw, in their own human nature. There are two characters who portray, the Main flaw, presented in the play. Both Madame Pernelle and Orgon are blinded by The farces of Tartuffe and must be coaxed into believing the truth. The fact That Orgon and Madame Pernelle are too weak to see 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 suggested in an essay on Tartuffe : His mother shares his capacity For self-de ...
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  • Jim Morrison - 1,723 words
    Jim Morrison " The Doors. There's the known. And there's the unknown. And what separates the two is the door, and that's what I want to be. Ahh wanna be th' door. . ." - Jim Morrison Jim Morrison is often thought of as a drunk musician. He is also portrayed to many as an addict and another 'doped up' rock star. These negative opinions project a large shadow on the many positive aspects of this great poet. Jim's music was influenced heavily by many famous authors. You must cast aside your ignorance and look behind the loud electric haze of the sixties music. You must wipe your eyes and look through the psychedelic world of LSD. Standing behind these minor flaws, you will see a young and very ...
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  • Louis Xiv, The Sun King - 1,029 words
    Louis XIV, The Sun King Louis XIV, The Sun King Louis XIV was only four years old when he succeeded his father to the French throne. Often uncared for, he nearly drowned because no one was watching him as he played near a pond. This began to shape in his young mind an early fear of God. Louis' character was also shaped by the French Civil War. In this, the Paris Parlement rose against the crown. For five years, Louis would suffer fear, cold, hunger and other spirit-breaking events. He would never forgive Paris, the nobles, or the common people. Finally, in 1653, Cardinal Jules Mazarin was able to end the rebellion. He began to instruct Louis on his position as king. Even though Louis XIV was ...
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  • Night Of The Iguana - 1,878 words
    Night Of The Iguana Leah Calvert Critique on Night of the Iguana Drama 11 November 4, 1998 A reverend's constant struggle for decency, preserving life, and moving forward while escaping the past are among the primary thematic characteristics in Tennessee Williamss Night of the Iguana. By far one of the most personal shows I have seen, this play seems to speak to each audience member uniquely; I at least found this true of Furman Theater's presentation. Although the leading roles lacked in their presentation, the supporting characters where convincing and extremely engaging, pulling the intimate theater's audience into the story. Overall, the production elements heightened the audiences viewi ...
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  • Tartuffe - 1,583 words
    Tartuffe Benjamin Koerner TARTUFFE In the neoclassical comedy Tartuffe, written by Jean-Baptiste Polquelin Moliere, Tartuffe is illustrated as a disreputable character who has posed as a religious ascetic. Orgon, the master of the house, is convinced Tartuffe is a humble and pious man despite the rest of his families claims. Yet, in Act IV, scene seven the impostor Tartuffe is finally exposed for the fraud he really is. ACT IV Scene 7 Tartuffe, Elmire, Orgon TARTUFFE [Not seeing ORGON] Madam, all things have worked out to perfection; Ive given the neighboring rooms a full inspection; No ones about: and now I may at last... ORGON [Intercepting him] Hold on, my passionate fellow, not so fast! ...
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  • Tartuffe: Morals And Ethics - 1,034 words
    Tartuffe: Morals And Ethics Tartuffe: Morals and Ethics From the moment of our conception, who we are and how we will one day believe and behave is completely laid out for us. Truly our upbringing and everyday environment play a role in who we are and how we present ourselves but, the reality is, we are who we are meant to be. We each serve a very specific purpose in life. Granted some of us are blessed with a more dignified role, and others, well, were not as lucky in the casting department. However, within those of us who were graciously bestowed a sense of morality, lies a specific amount of morals, or ethics. The question of course, is how much and why, why do we believe as we do. Well, ...
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  • The Cybernetic Plot Of Ulysses - 1,497 words
    The Cybernetic Plot of Ulysses A paper delivered at the CALIFORNIA JOYCE conference (6/30/93) Good afternoon. To quote the opening of Norbert Wiener's address on Cybernetics to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in March of 1950, The word cybernetics has been taken from the Greek word kubernitiz (ky-ber-NEE-tis) meaning steersman. It has been invented because there is not in the literature any adequate term describing the general study of communication and the related study of control in both machines and in living beings. In this paper, I mean by cybernetics those activities and ideas that have to do with the sending, carrying, and receiving of information. My thesis is that there is ...
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  • The Misanthrope - 913 words
    The Misanthrope The Misanthrope was not similar to anything one might expect to see in a modern day theatrical production. The dialogue that was spoken between the actors was hard to understand as an audience member. Moliere's play is done in classic verse format, meaning that the play was done completely in rhyme. An addition obstacle for the actors was the language was not updated to the current mode of speaking. Often times plays that are kept in the original language get complaints form their audiences about the inability to enjoy the play because most of the audience's time was spent trying to figure out what the actors were saying. At the same time, actors must be aware of overdoing th ...
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  • Wutherinng Heights - 1,229 words
    ... ese social values of regression to Catherine Earnshaw if the novelist was a recluse and separated from social life in general? The answer is simple, we cannot. On the other hand, we may transpose the question toward the next generation since they will have to cope with the effects of the ill events that have taken place between herself, Heathcliff, and Linton. Our answer lies with Catherine Linton - Cathy- her daughter. Young Cathy is the inheritor of all the evils that have destroyed and enraged the first generation of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Cathy emerges from Catherine's womb with a pre-destined knowledge encrusted into her family blood. " An unwelcomed infant it was ...
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