Tartuffe And Candide Similarities

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For many years people have compared the two plays, Tartuffe and Candide, by the famous authors Molière and Voltaire. Although the authors came from different and times, their plays, Tartuffe and Candide, have many similarities between the two when comparing them to one another. Some of the similarities between the two can be the use of satire, and religion and how it plays in society. Both author’s took on topics and events going on in their time period and placed them into their plays in ways that would either have them be praised for or infamous for. Molière, who was originally named Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, is a French play writer/actor. He was taught at a Jesuit school. At the age of 25 he changed his name from Poquelin to Moliere. In

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