World views of the philosophers Pangloss and Martin

Explore the themes of Reason, Order, Civilization in Tartuffe, Gulliver’s Travels, or
There are five women characters in Tartuffe: Explore each as a distinct personality.
Religious hypocrisy is a major theme in Tartuffe. The introduction in our text (p. 142) observes, “Moliere suggests how readily religious faith lends itself to misuse, how high-sounding pieties allow men and woman to evade self-examination and immediate responsibilities” (142). Examine at least three areas in which Tartuffe uses religion hypocritically.
In Tartuffe, Moliere dramatizes many kinds of “power trips”: psychic, emotional, sexual, economic, patriarchal, matriarchal. Choose at least three of these “trips” and explore with specific reference to the character’s attitude and actions.
Explore how Pedro de Mendez is the “synthesis” figure in the Hegelian Dialectic of Yahoo (thesis) and Houyhnhnm (antithesis).
Obviously, what we see of Yahoo behavior is objectionable (although much of the behavior we can see in ourselves), but Houyhnhnm attitudes can be chilling at times. Discuss at least three Houyhnhnm perspectives.
Gulliver’s Travels is a satire. Explain how satire works and then apply your ideas to areas of both Yahoo and Houyhnhnm behavior.
Creative writing approach. Writing from a Yahoo’s perspective (if a Yahoo could write), develop a narrative on objectionable Houyhnhnm behavior. Caveat: you must sound like a Yahoo.
Creative writing approach. Writing from a Houyhnhnm’s perspective (if a Houyhnhnm could write), develop a narrative on objectionable Yahoo behavior. Caveat: you must sound like a Houyhnhnm.
Discuss the effects that the characters Jacques, Martin, and the Old Woman have had on Candide. Each character will have affected Candide’s perspective on the world in unique ways.
Ironically, a simple kiss in Chp. 1 is the cause of all Candide’s adventures and misadventures. Write about the various ways that Voltaire looks at sexuality in Candide. Often, it is not a pretty sight.
Contrast the world views of the philosophers Pangloss and Martin. Use at least three specifics examples from the text to illustrate your points.
Examine the Old Turk’s philosophy of life (Chp. 30). Essay requirements below

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