The Misanthrope | Study Guide

Molière

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Overview

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Author

Molière

First Performed

1666

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy

About the Title

As a title, The Misanthrope generally refers to the protagonist, Alceste. This main character detests hypocrisy and insincerity—vices that he finds to be universal in human society.

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