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Candide Tartuffe Essay Essay

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Kristen Shema 
Mrs. Pulsfort 
Western Literature Honors 
28 April 2015 
Religious Hypocrisy versus Honesty 
Authors often incorporate their political and philosophical views in their works. ​ Tartuffe​

a play by Molière, and ​
Candide​
, a novella by Voltaire, deal with religion in society. ​ Tartuffe ​
is a 
satire about the French upper class’ attitude toward religion. Molière finds fault with extreme  zealots and hypocrisy in religious people, and favors moderate beliefs. Voltaire’s ​ Candide​
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