HUM1020 MWF 10-10:50
Tartuffe is a classic story of deceit by one who is trusted and respected. Tartuffe,
the deceitful holy man, is living in the house of Oregon. Oregon has opened his doors to
Tartuffe, and he greatly respects him for being the good holy man he was thought to be.
The rest of the family believe that Tartuffe is a fake and a con. Oregon and Madam
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light also gave him a look of being omnipotent at
the time of his speech.
Tartuffe is a play emphasizing deceit, reputations, integrity, stubbornness, and the
ability to be blinded by something that we see as good, but really is harmful. Outward
appearances are sometimes misinterpreted. This is what happened to Oregon and
Tartuffe. This play contains many conditions which are evident in real life situations, and
that is what has made it a classic.