Tartuffe

by

Molière

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The Catholic Church

The Catholic Church plays a hugely important role in the lives of Tartuffe’s characters. To them, it represents traditional aspects of religion, such as piety, charity, and faith. Further, because the Church was so powerful… read analysis of The Catholic Church

The King

Along with the Church, the King is responsible for maintaining order and morality within society. Much of Orgon’s status, prestige, and wealth stems from the fact that he aided the King in the recent wars… read analysis of The King