In Tartuffe, how does Moliere dramatize the relationship between convention and morality.
In the drama, Moliere draws a sharp contrast between conventional behavior and morality. This is seen most clearly through the character of Orgon. As the head of his household, Orgon wields complete power over his family, as is the social convention of his day. In this role he dissolves his daughter's engagement to the man she loves, an engagement he had previously approved. He breaks Mariane's heart by keeping her from Valere and...
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