None of the periods of development of art does not pass without a trace. Artistic discoveries of classicism are alive to the present day. One of the testimonies of the living significance of classicism in literature is the work of Moliere. Jean Baptiste Poquelin lived a very short life, but forever entered the history of art. The name of Moliere can rightfully be named among the greatest artists.
He was a great playwright, but above all an actor, an actor with all his heart, with all the thoughts that belonged to the theater. Many of his contemporaries, including famous writers of the 17th century, wrote comedies, but none of them knew the theater the way Moliere did. And he alone was destined to become the creator of a genuinely popular comedy, full of cheerful cheerfulness and, at the same time, wisdom and love for people. Moliere created the genre of “high comedy” and this opened a new page in the history of not only the French but also the world theater. He also had great significance for our theater. The ideological richness of Moliere’s plays, the methods of developing characters, the general forms of “high” and “cheerful” comedy became the property of his heirs. Such examples of high comedy as “Tartuffe”, and gay, as “The philistine in the nobility,
He chose the genre of comedy, because it can ridicule the vices of society or a particular person. But comedy can also elevate a person in the eyes of others. Moliere’s comedies are rare in the art of plotting and the development of events. The outcome of the comedies of Moliere are often mechanical and built on perfect chance.