The Misanthrope Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
People in this play talk about "my lawsuit" just as easily as other people might say, "my pencil" or "my piece of paper." It's nothing to them, and everyone who's anyone has one. We tend to think o...
Oronte truly is a man of his age, because his poetry has distilled all that Alceste hates about society into a convenient, readable package. It practically gives Alceste a heart attack. After beggi...
Alceste seems to like saying that he is not a reasonable guy. It's a kind of weird thing to say about yourself, but in Alceste's case it is also true. He says, "Enough of reasoning, now. I've had m...
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