The complete title of Moliere’s most famous play is Tartuffe, ou l’Imposteur, or in English, Tartuffe, or the Impostor. But in the play, and in academic criticism, the title character is referred to as a hypocrite. Explain the difference between a hypocrite and an impostor, relating these ideas to Tartuffe, the character.
Discuss at least three symbols in A Doll’s House that Ibsen uses to illuminate the situation and/or the characters.
Discuss Hamlet’s character flaw, often referred to as his problem. In classic tragedy main characters all have a fatal flaw. What is Hamlet’s and how does it affect the play.
Academics suggest that Oedipus’ fatal flaw is hubris, or excessive pride. In what ways does this affect the play and how it ends?