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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Molière, one of the greatest French writers. Titles in this study guide include The School for Wives, Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, The Miser, The Would-Be Gentleman, The Learned Ladies, The Physician in Spite of Himself, The Precious Damsels, and The Imaginary Invalid.As a French poet, playwright, and actor of the seventeenth-century, he transformed comedy. Moreover, he was considered the official playwright for the royal court's entertainment. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Molière's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&AsThe Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.