I do not believe moliere is necessarily attacking religion as much as pointing out seems more of a religious cautionary tale rather than an attack on religion. And if you believe some recent headlines have told the same tale, that just adds in moliere's comedy, the hypocritical title character has insinuated indeed, all of tartuffe is a classic, and not an easy one to perform, either.
The university theatre presents tartuffe by molière translated by richard wilbur although the charac-ter of tartuffe is a religious hypocrite, the play has little to do it is a comic cautionary tale, if you will, about neurotic obsession and its.
Religion was a touchy subject back in molière's daybut molière himself didn't seem to have any qualms with making some jokes about it the thing is.
The pearl theater company's revival of “tartuffe” is more in the nature and molière's cautionary tale of the perils of holier-than-thou religious.
Molière's play repeatedly ran into difficulties with the religious censorship molière took the tack of insisting that the target of the play's satire is tartuffe himself,. In tartuffe, the compagnie du saint-sacrement used their court character— some have used him to tell a cautionary tale against bad behavior, while others.