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“Molière, a freedom of spirit”

2022-01-14T19:23:11.573Z

The editorial of Le Figaro, by Bertrand de Saint Vincent. He has never been so alive. His characters run the streets. On the television sets, the political trestles, we only see them, hear only them. Harpagon, Alceste, Argan, they haven't aged a bit. Molière had imagined the model by picking from the crowd of courtiers who surrounded Louis XIV. We must believe that changes in diet are not enough to change man. Current events seem to have exacerbated thei



He has never been so alive.

His characters run the streets.

On the television sets, the political trestles, we only see them, hear only them.

Harpagon, Alceste, Argan, they haven't aged a bit.

Molière had imagined the model by picking from the crowd of courtiers who surrounded Louis XIV.

We must believe that changes in diet are not enough to change man.

Current events seem to have exacerbated their ridiculousness.

Diafoirus, doctor of the

Imaginary Invalid,

comes every day to profess in public what he does not know with confounding authority.

The bourgeois gentleman

- Monsieur Jourdain - never stops debating fashionable subjects which he prides himself on knowing how to talk about so well.

Draped in their defense of oppressed minorities, the new Tartuffe invade social networks with their moral condemnations and aspire to lead consciences.

Without forgetting the omnipresence of Aminte and Polixène, these

ridiculous Precious

whose pedantry takes the place…

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Source: lefigaro

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