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The Imaginary Invalid

The seventeenth century, when The Imaginary Invalid was written, was a fascinating age, in which a deeply religious culture intersected with the birth of the scientific revolution. The tension...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2018 10:06 am UTC

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The Imaginary Invalid

Argan begins the action summing his doctor’s bills. Toinette, the irreverent maid, enters, scolds him, and then leaves to bring his daughter, Angélique, to him. When they arrive, the hypochondriac...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2019 4:51 am UTC

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The Imaginary Invalid

Argan, the wealthy head of the household, is the main character in The Imaginary Invalid. Although Argan is quite affluent, he is also a terrible hypochondriac who spends a great deal of his...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2018 2:23 am UTC

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The Imaginary Invalid

I think that you could get more mileage from this in talking about where there is male chauvinism in the drama, in general. The setting highlights this. The opening of the drama is in Argan's...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2012 12:32 pm UTC

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