Misanthrope


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Misanthrope

exposes frivolity and inconsistency of French society (1600s). [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
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The character who has given rise to the most critical assessments is the accommodating Philinte of Le Misanthrope, the raisonneur who has the most difficult task since he argues for living contentedly in an imperfect society.
The Misanthrope, Circle Players, Aldridge Youth Theatre 9Oct 18-21.
Written by a professional academic ecologist who described himself as "Not a misanthrope, but a defender of Earth against the excesses of anthropes", Earth Alive: Essays On Ecology is an anthlogy of brief yet well-structured essays about ecology and principle.
Different visions of consummation are found in Goya's Sleep of Reason, Moliere's Misanthrope, Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy, and Thomas Mann's Death in Venice.
11): Imagine early Circle Jerks with a bisexual ranting misanthrope who has ear-singeing lyrics, and you get the idea.
This volume of autobiographical selections from Ambrose Bierce's published and private writings should forever discredit the "bitter Bierce" caricature, the mistaken critical assumption that Ambrose Bierce was a sardonic misanthrope.
Our reporter (no misanthrope he) merely did his job in a detached and professional manner by reporting the `mixed' views of others on the stand.
The distinction between a misanthrope and a moralist: A misanthrope despairs of himself as well as of his fellowmen; a moralist despairs of his fellowmen only.
He is a hater of humanity, a self-professed misanthrope whose "disdain for people" ironically "led him into a profession designed to serve them," that of a "Reader, Adviser, and Interpreter of Dreams" (130).
Night the misanthrope, the ambidextrous, lipless laughter, empty room.
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Helen Always the actress, Helen swiftly staged a theatrical hissy fit because self-styled misanthrope Burton-Race objected to her diva-like lateness.