Le Cid (French) Essay

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(french essay on the book entitles "Le Cid") Le CidLe Cid était l'oeuvre qui renda Corneille un des meilleurs écrivains de l'histoire de la littérature française. Ses pièces ont été écrites sous l'influence du Baroque et du Classicisme. Corneille, Racine et Molière ont portés un grand élément de raffinement avec leur oeuvres remarquables. Ses hommes commencèrent une révolution pour le théâtre.Les pièces de Corneille étaient souvent sévèrement critiquées. Les critiques réclamaient que Corneille mettait en scène des êtres exceptionnels et qu'il provoquait des intrigues compliquées à partir de situations invraisemblables. Corneille, aussi ne suivait pas le processus traditionnel pour écrire une pièce, car il faisait les personnages agir selon la raison et non par l'impulsion. Les personnages réfléchissait avant de prendre leurs décisions.Corneille croyait que les grands sujets importants devaient être au-delà du vraisemblable et il dit aussi . (Corneille lui même) Corneille créa toujours des situations dans laquelle les personnages devaient prendre des décisions importante soit entre la vie ou la mort. Ces décision portait toujours le risque de mauvaise répercussions. Ceci est appelé le conflit cornélien. Le conflit cornélien consistait dans le Cid consistait d'une décision entre l'amour et le devoir/l'honneur. Après la première mise-en scène du Cid, il y avait plusieurs critiques. L'une d'elle venait des Espagnols, ils accusaient Corneille du plagiat d'une pièce écrite par un écrivain espagnol célèbre. Corneille avoua qu'il avait raison, mais il affirma qu'il l'avait seulement fait parce qu'il car il avait une grande admiration pour la pièce. Une autre critique qui portait sur l'élément de temps que déroula l'action de la pièce. Il est très dure à croire que tout les événements dans Le Cid aurait put prendre place en vingt-quatre heure.Le conflit que les personnages affrontent dans le Cid est le combat psychologique et moral intérieur. Le Cid est une pièce très tragique car les personnages sont violes de leur bienfaisances. Les personnages font faces à des conflits lugubres. Le choix que les personnages avaient étaient de choisir entre l'amour ou l'honneur. Au 17e siècle, les gens nobles devaient toujours agir pour garder l'honneur de leur famille. C'était l'acte primordial de l'époque qui permettait d'assurer la continuité du nom de la famille.Le personnage principale, aussi le plus intrigant était celui de Don Rodrigue. Il était le fils du célèbre Don...

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