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1 Tartuffe or the Hypocrite
Kyle Chapman Nancy Abreo

2 Moliere Real name was Jean Baptiste Poquelin Born Jan. 15, 1622
His parents were Marie and Jean Poquelin In 1662 he married Armande Béjart Died Feb. 17, 1673

3 Moliere’s Education He attended College de Clermont, a Jesuit school, becoming a promising scholar of Latin and Greek. He studied law and was awarded his law degree in He later on started an acting troupe in From about 1646 to 1658 he began to be an actor, director, administrator, and playwright

4 Molière's principal short plays
- The Jealous Husband (1645?) The Flying Doctor (1648?) Sganarelle (1660) The Rehearsal at Versailles (1663) The Forced Marriage (1664) The School for Husbands (1661) The School for Wives (1662) Tartuffe (1664) Don Juan (1665) The Misanthrope (1666) The Doctor in Spite of Himself (1666) Amphitryon (1668) The Miser (1668) George Dandin (1668) The Bourgeois Gentleman (1670) Scapin (1671) The Learned Ladies (1672) The Imaginary Invalid (1673)

5 Orgon Orgon is the husband of Elmire, father of Damis and Mariane, and son of Madame Pernelle. Orgon met Tartuffe at a church and invited him to stay in his home. Organ likes Tartuffe that he even treats him better than his own family. His family soon realize that he is a fake so they try to show him that. He then wants his daughter to marry Tartuffe. Later in the play he sees Tartuffe trying to seduce his wife.

6 Tartuffe Tartuffe is discussed by the other characters in the play. From act one the characters see that Tartuffe is a hypocrite who pretends to be a religious zealot. But then Orgon and his mother fall for his illusion, believing that Tartuffe is leading them on the pathway to heaven. The real truth though is that he is trying to steal his home, and trying to marry Organ’s daughter.

7 Elmire Elmire is frustrated with her husband, Orgon, but stays loyal to him. But Tartuffe is trying to take her away from Orgon. In the play she makes a plan for her husband to realize that Tartuffe is trying to seduce her. It’s the most funniest parts of the play. Orgon watches Tartuffe as he tries to seduce her.

8 Dorine Dorine is the lady's-maid to Mariane. She has a great personality. She tries to convince Orgon not to make his daughter marry a bad man, Tartuffe. Dorine later tells Mariane that she absolutely must stand up to her father and insist that she be allowed to marry Valère, the man whom she loves.

9 Valere Valère is in love with Mariane. He’s married to her but then he finds out that the marriage is broken because of Tartuffe. Mariane pretends that she does not care about Valère

10 Tartuffe’s Costume This is something Tartuffe looked like. His costume is from the 18th century.

11 Elmire’sCostume This is a lil something how Elmire's Seduction Dress looks like. Elmire’s regular wear

12 Dorine’s Costume Dorine is the lady's-maid to Mariane. So she wears clothes that are maybe dirty.

13 Orgon’s Costume Orgon wears nice clothes.

14 Valere’s Costume Valere, the man that’s married to Mariane.

15 Theatre in the 17th century
Actresses became more prominent and more widely accepted Opera was born in Italy George Chapman was a big influence with his plays such as: The Gentleman Usher, The ball, and May Day

16 Theatre in the 17th century continued…
During this time period puritans began to prosper and many theatres were targets of the puritan agenda. Women were ridiculed and pelted while on stage by the puritans.

17 Theatre in the 17th century continued…
The theatres had closed in 1642 and the success of many actors and playwrights had nearly come to an end. But by incorporating music into the plays which was a growing fetish of the masses theatre in the 17th century retained its place.

18 Haute Cuisine Haute cuisine meaning “high cuisine” started in the 17th century by a famous chef named La Varenne. He later wrote a book of haute cuisine standards for desserts and pastries. Haute cuisine became a french favorite in the 17th century.

19 French Food Baked Brie Salade au fenouil Poulet Sauce Chasseur

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