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by Molière

Tartuffe Act 3, Scene 5 Summary

  • When Orgon enters the room, Damis lets the cat out of the bag. He tells Orgon all about Tartuffe's "adulterous offer," how Elmire was going to keep it a secret, and how he, Damis, just had to let Orgon know.
  • Elmire defends her position, tells Damis that he should have kept silent, and leaves.

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