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The Misanthrope

The Misanthrope


by Molière

The Misanthrope: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Misanthrope? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the ruling of Alceste's first lawsuit?

Death by hanging
Mortal Combat
He's scott free
Q. Who does Célimène pal around with because of his influence?

Karl Lagerfeld
Q. What is the ruling of Alceste's second lawsuit?

102 hours of community service
He's got to pay up
Super Soaker Deathmatch
Q. Why does Alceste get in trouble with Oronte?

He stole his toys.
He refuses to praise his poetry.
He challenged him to a duel.
He insulted his wife.
Q. What is Molière making fun of with these lawsuits?

The Supreme Court
Seventeenth century French Society
French cheese