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Tartuffe Tartuffe is a very conniving man He manipulates people into giving him what he desires He is exceptionally particular about who he chooses to con He is extremely intelligent and knows which people would best serve his purpose Tartuffe realizes that it is in his best interest to have Orgon and Madame Pernelle under his enchantment He can see that Orgon and his mother are the decision makers of the family The other family members make their feelings clear about Tartuffe Damis expresses his feelings about Tartuffe when he is conversing with his grandmother He says Good God Do you expect me to submit to the tyranny of that carping hypocrite Must we forgo all joys and satisfactions because that bigot censures all our actions 230 He continues to say Ah no Grandmother I could never take to such a rascal even for my fathers sake Thats how I feel and I shall not dissemble His every action makes me seethe and tremble with helpless anger and I have no doubt that he and I will shortly have it out 230 The family expresses example after example of their loathe for Tartuffe Maraine says Ill kill myself if Im forced to wed that man 238 The maid Dorine also freely expresses her hate for him She says Surely it is a shame and a disgrace to see this man usurp the masters place- to see this beggar who when first he came had not a shoe or shoestring to his name so far forget himself that he behaves as if the house were his and we his slaves 230 Moliere has his audience hating Tartuffe before his character even makes an appearance on stage Tartuffe does not seem to be overly concerned with what the other family members think of him He is a very shrewd and devious man He knows that Orgon and Madame Pernelle are oblivious to his true
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