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Commedia dell'Arte and Moliere's Tartuffe

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Brooke Justus

on 18 March 2015

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Transcript of Commedia dell'Arte and Moliere's Tartuffe

The Innamorati
Italian for "the lovers"
High status, but brought low by the hopelessness of their situation
They are in love exclusively to one another, but often experience difficulty communicating (possibly due to nerves)
Marianne and Valere
Head of the house, controls finances and therefore his orders are usually obeyed
Mean to his servants, narrow-mindedly proscriptive to his children
Gullible, foolish authoritarian figure
Personal maid to the "prima donna innamorata"
Sharp, gossipy
Keen and active wit, able to hold her own in every situation and emerge with ease and dignity from most involved issues
Self-sufficient, no desire to be rich
When a situation becomes out of control, she is usually the dominant voice to put everything back into place
Literally means "Comedy of the profession"
Unwritten or improvised drama
These plays were especially popular in royal courts, especially in France
Plays had a basic plot and familiar story, and actors were at liberty to tailor their performance to the audience present
Stock characters- stereotypical characters whom audiences readily recognize from recurrences in a particular literary tradition
Commedia dell'Arte
and Moliere's

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