The peasants are only there to serve the classes

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below them. The peasants are only there to serve the classes above them. If they speak out they will be punished. When talking to people in their own social classes is when the people are able to be the most honest with each other and some of their façade fades away. The role of Vatel is
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the master of ceremony. He is basically the all in one party planner. He must overlook every aspect of the festivities that go on in the film and fix any problem. Louis XIV exercises his power by basically stealing Vatel, having people flogged or killed who disrespect him, and getting any girl he wants to have a “cup of chocolate with him”. Louis XIV was a godly figure in the course of French and World History. His reign of seventy-two years is the longest of any Monarch in European history. He took the throne at the age of 4 and held it until his death. The absolute Monarchy was established as Louis started creating more and more power for himself. Although not truly the absolute leader until the age of 22 with the death of Cardinal Mazarin. Louis had trained hard at all of the qualities that make an appealing king. He started to do away with the regional forms of government and gave himself more authority over the kingdom. The king began appointing the leaders of these regional governments and they were to listen to him. Jean-Baptiste Colbert was very influential in helping France and Louis become wealthy. The tax system was reformed and a new system of collection was put in place to boost the wealth of the monarchy. His construction of Versailles was a direct
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