Compare the woman in “Tartuffe” to the women writers’ ideas in “the situation of women”
Tartuffe is perhaps one of the most revealing of plays by Moliere as it deals with women’s follies and disenchantment with men. The character of Tartuffe is in fact crucial to the whole play as he is quite a fraud and morally corrupts everything which comes into contact with him. His relationship with Orgon is also a crucial and important part of the play and shows that the pretensions of Tartuffe are accordingly part and parcel of the whole play.
Tartuffe also has a disdain for women which is quite disarming in this respect and demonstrates that life