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Dr. Taddy Kalas

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Education

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The main goal of this dissertation is to examine the presence of le machiavel in the seventeenth century tragedies of Jean Racine. It focuses on all of his tragedies and closely examines what characters have the traits of le machiavel. Furthermore, it examines how le machiavel influences the outcome of the tragedy at the end.

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Le Machiavel in the Tragedies of Jean Racine

The main goal of this dissertation is to examine the presence of le machiavel in the seventeenth century tragedies of Jean Racine. It focuses on all of his tragedies and closely examines what characters have the traits of le machiavel. Furthermore, it examines how le machiavel influences the outcome of the tragedy at the end.